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A disputed stretch of Asian Highway 1 reopened on Friday, according to the Border Guard Force, after fighting settled between the DKBA and government troops.
Three leading political activists in Mandalay have each been sentenced to four months in prison for staging a peaceful protest without permission in March.
In a 9 July notice posted on the US Treasury website, Thidar Zaw, 51, was noted as having been removed from the blacklist.
This week in business: Dagon City development scrapped; Myanmar National Airlines launch first international flight; Dawei SEZ finally gets green light.
Burma finally signs the international convention, though it has been accused of using and manufacturing chemical weapons in recent years.