After being denied permission to stage a rally, thousands of ethnic Shans gather at a monastery to denounce the Kachin rebels for alleged human rights violations.
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Asia Metal Co Ltd has rejected accusations by the US government that it has been involved in arms deals with North Korea.
KNU leaders visit the suspect charged with bombing a Taungoo guesthouse in which two people died, after he changed his statement to the police about his involvement in the attack.
Thailand’s navy has filed criminal defamation charges against a news website that published stories alleging Thai military involvement in the trafficking of Burma’s ethnic Rohingya boatpeople.
Burma’s sepak takraw men’s doubles team won the gold medal after defeating Indonesia in the final on Friday in front of a partisan crowd in the 5,000-seat Wunna Theikdi Indoor…