Burma’s journalists called a new bill intended to separate state media from political influence “inappropriate”.
Farmers in central Burma’s Madaya have vandalised a local fishery pond in a show of anger over the reluctance of the fishery owners to negotiate.
Burma plans to replace white rice with parboiled rice for local consumption due to its health and cost benefits.
Some 300 people attended a rally calling for constitutional reform in the Chin State capital of Hakha.
As the body of slain Bangladeshi soldier Nayek Mizanur Rahman was being transported home after an autopsy on Monday, the war of words continues between Burma and its western neighbour.
Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ permanent secretary has made Burma – current chair of ASEAN – the first stop on a mission to defend his country’s 22 May coup d’etat.