Reporter walks free from a court in Mandalay on Thursday, when he won an appeal against a conviction for punching a policeman.
“Our fundamental objective is to help the new government succeed,” said US presidential advisor Ben Rhodes, adding that “we want to see as much trade and investment as possible.”
“The attachés yelled at us, shouted rude things, and threatened to get us arrested for disturbing their work.”
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invitation from US President Barack Obama to visit the United States before he leaves office.
One person was killed and another injured when a landmine exploded near a village in Kachin State.
Amnesty International says a heavily polluting acid factory located in a village in Sagaing Division should be moved to an area where it will do less harm.