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Klaas Haijtema, 30, is alleged to have walked into a dharma hall during chanting, with his shoes on. He then pulled out the plug connected to the speaker.
Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
Organisers of the Hpaung Daw U Pagoda Festival in Shan State said the incident would not affect the event, held annually on Inle Lake.
According to the SSA-S, the Burmese army provoked a firefight when it raided what the Shan militia claims was a drug rehabilitation camp in Tonlaung.
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.