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The Wa National Organisation claims it had cut ties with its former deputy-chairman, Ta Maha, who is currently being held by Thai police on drug charges.
A Burmese woman who accused her Thai employer of abuses was charged on Saturday for allegedly stealing her work time-card.
US$50 million of narcotics were burned in ceremonies in Rangoon, Mandalay and Taunggyi to mark the International Day against Drug Trafficking and Abuse.
As war continues in Burma’s border areas, calls grow to end attacks on women.
Thailand’s Labour Ministry agrees to allow Thai companies to hire Burmese and other foreign nationals to work as language coordinators to help with migrant staff.