A child was killed and more injured when the embankment of a tailing pond at a tin mine collapsed, triggering a landslide in the Dawei area of southern Burma.
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President Thein Sein visited Chin State’s capital Hakha on Wednesday to pledge support for locals left homeless by recent floods and landslides.
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Thein Sein portrayed himself as a champion of free speech in a video posted on Facebook, fuelling speculation he is aiming for a second term as President.
Burma’s vice president opened on Wednesday a $1.5 billion manufacturing complex aimed at investment and creating jobs, showcasing government achievements.