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Naw Ohn Hla and Nay Myo Zin among those found guilty of four charges for a Rangoon protest against the killing of a protestor at Latpadaung copper mine.
Stray artillery shells land on Chinese territory injuring five civilians, as conflict intensifies between Burmese government forces and Kokang rebels.
A 16-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after having allegedly been shot by Burmese government troops in the northern Shan State border town of Muse.
Conflict rages in the Kokang region. Meanwhile, a three-month presidential decree imposing martial law is set to expire on 17 May.
In business this week: SIM card sales rocket; Rangoon to privatise its rubbish collection; bringing Burma’s beans up to scratch.