Watch today’s top stories with Kimberley Phillips.
The protestors were angered by a decision that deemed the elected local administrator “unfit” for the job because of his physical disabilities.
Student activists jailed during protests last year say Burma’s ambassador to the UN should be ashamed of himself for calling them “criminals”.
The deal, approved before the National League for Democracy came into power last week, was announced on the same day as a visit by China’s foreign minister.
China is confident it can resolve business disagreements with Burma through friendly talks, said Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Ba Shein, a leading Arakan National Party MP, discusses his party’s dispute with the NLD and other issues affecting Arakan State.