Shan Nationalities League for Democracy chairman believes non-decision making role will hinder peace talks between the Burmese government and armed ethnic groups.
One woman was killed and another 20 locals were injured, some critically, when riot police responded to protestors’ slingshots with live ammunition.
The new apps are designed to save lives by providing of natural-disaster warnings and first aid instructions.
88 Generation Peace and Open Society protesters charged for protesting the construction of a sports ground.
The athletics meeting is a chance for Burma’s track and field stars to win places in the national team for the SEA Games in Singapore in June 2015.
Despite a global drop in rice production in 2014, Burma increased cultivation and profits from export, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.