Six detainees appear in court charged with leading education law protests, while two others face trial for lowering the national flag.
Around 60 homes in Shwebontha village had their roofs blow off, while the Buddhist monastery and local schools were also damaged, a local resident told DVB.
Supporters gather in Mandalay and Pegu, while activists appear in Myingyan court for the first time.
Burmese students and activists take to the streets again, calling for the release of fellow protestors and denouncing the watered-down amendments bill.
The United States has reached an agreement with the Burmese government to develop two solar energy plants, the office of the US Trade Representative announced on Thursday.
Mar 12, 2009 (DVB), The fire brigade despatched to tackle the Myingyan blaze on Monday, which left hundreds homeless, have reportedly demanded that locals pay the cost of the gasoline…