The ill-fated, Chinese-manufactured Y-8-200F aircraft was en route to Rangoon from Myeik when it went missing last week.
As the news coverage of the migrant crisis in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea drops away, the UN has made a renewed call for funds and action.
The United States said on Friday that thousands of migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered in Bangkok to discuss the regional crisis.
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At a meeting with a US delegation in Naypyidaw, govt leaders say they will take back Rohingya boat people – but only if they can prove Burmese citizenship.
Foreign Ministry says Burma shares the concerns about the plight of boat people in the Andaman Sea, and “stands ready to provide humanitarian assistance”.