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Some 500 residents turn out on Friday in the town of Namhkam in northern Shan State to protest the visit of Chinese officials from across the common border.
In business this week: Companies warned over new competition law; representation for migrant workers in Japan; Burma’s first ever national Export Strategy.
Htin Linn Oo was citing Buddhist verses when accused of insulting religion, his attorney says.
The trial of student activists being prosecuted for their part in an education reform protest in Letpadan is being transferred to a court in Tharawaddy.
Burma has apologised to China for a 13 March incident in which one of its fighter jets dropped a bomb that killed five Chinese citizens and injured eight.