A curfew from 9pm to 5am has been imposed on the residents of six townships in Mandalay Division following two nights of riots involving Buddhists and Muslims.
The Burmese army plans to return less than 125,000 acres of farmland to its original owners, a Ministry of Defence official said on Wednesday.
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The Interim Press Council will formally question the Union Parliament about the Special Branch’s recent inquisition on financial details of private daily newspapers and weekly journals.
The All Burma Monks’ Union say Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it.
Magwe divisional court has reduced the sentence of DVB video-journalist Zaw Pe from one year to three months.