The man was arrested after he was found to be in possession of 84.7 million kyat worth of jewellery allegedly stolen from a gold shop in Tachilek.
As many as four thousand people in Tachilek, eastern Shan State, were forced to flee to higher ground as heavy rain pounded the town over the weekend.
Bullet Points: bringing you the day’s news for Monday 14 July.
Aug 26, 2009 (DVB), A massive haul of methamphetamine pills was seized at the Burma border town of Tachilek on Monday, along with 721kg of heroin and two guns, Burmese[…]
May 5, 2009 (DVB), Burmese authorities yesterday seized firearms and ammunition from a Thai national smuggled across the border from northern Thailand, said a source close to Burmese officials. Officials[…]
Aug 25, 2008 (DVB), Around 100 million baht in business and property were lost by traders due to flooding caused by heavy rain on the Thai-Burmese border area between the[…]