Police in Shan State detain eight people, including a Chinese national, who were caught wearing the uniforms of local militia members.
Several participants questioned whether equal rights would prevail for those ethnic minorities that do not have their own state or administrative region.
The ethnic armed group said at a meeting of its new leadership last week that it would “go the way of peace” under the new NLD-led government.
The deal is far from being the nationwide ceasefire agreement the government has been trumpeting, says analyst Larry Jagan.
The military finds itself in a tight spot, while the ethnic groups’ prove their integrity by going back to the negotiation table, says lawyer Aung Htoo.