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A full two years after the Burmese government pledged to release all children from military service, many young victims of underage recruitment remain trapped in the army’s ranks.
Both local police in Sintgu and a group of villagers say they are filing lawsuits against each other following a violent confrontation in the Mandalay Division town last week.
As water levels in Pegu Division slowly subside, more than 10,000 locals are returning home from relief centres. Schools in the area began reopening on Monday.
Burma needs to encourage small business, but entrepreneurs who choose their niches and are willing to be patient can thrive, says Tanyatorn Tongwaranan.