Nineteen Burmese workers rescued from human traffickers on Sunday now face months in detention as the case against their accused abusers proceeds.
Some 300 health care workers are protesting what they allege is discrimination by the Aide Medical International organisation,
In Monywa, although the current is just two inches above danger level, it is expected to rise, while levels in towns upstream should fall, the Met Office predicted.
The four bears, including an adult and three cubs, were confiscated from a man in Lashio who faces charges under Burma’s wildlife protection law.
Scientists predict a that a massive earthquake will one day hit one of the world’s most populous regions, as tectonic plates under Bangladesh and eastern India creep into neighboring Burma.
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