The Burmese government has signed an agreement with UN agencies to facilitate the voluntary return of Rohingya refugees.
Burma is negotiating a rice export deal with the Yunnan provincial government.
The Burmese government is drawing up plans to shutter displacement camps across the country, but aid workers say food rations and sustainable security should be first on the priority list.
Defence lawyers for detained Reuters journalists argued on Tuesday that information found on their phones was already public by the time they were arrested.
Defence lawyers say data that could support the case of two Reuters in a landmark press freedom case was missing from evidence submitted by the prosecution on Monday.
Burma is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said on…