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The number of migrants leaving Burma by boat in the past four months has plummeted because of Thai and Bangladeshi crackdowns on trafficking, the UN said.
“Several” Burmese army personnel, including a commanding officer, have been killed during a skirmish with ethnic rebels the Arakan Army (AA), according to military media.
An Irrawaddy police sergeant has died after being attacked by an escaped detainee at a local station.
Experts say a holistic approach is needed to resolve Rangoon’s worsening traffic jams, but the government’s response has been to tinker around the edges.