Students in Sagaing Division are angry over restrictions to distance education.
Sagaing MP says: “The security guards did not attempt to stop the miners from walking in, but then fired on them as soon as they had done so.”
The introduction of more productive crops is a key strategy for helping vulnerable communities in the Dry Zone.
The two men had been sifting through debris on the site, searching for leftover fragments of jade, when a landslide buried them under rubble.
Following the Indian prime minister’s announcement, the rupee plunged from 18 kyat to 12 kyat in 24 hours.
At 7am on 19 May, Pyae Phyo Aung and Win Ko Ko became the first Burmese nationals to successfully reach the summit of Mount Everest.