Hsenwi local MP Sai Win Khine said “four Bengalis” were detained when police stopped a bus travelling from Lashio to the border town of Muse.
Southeast Asian heads of state join other world leaders in Naypyidaw for the 25th ASEAN Summit. But will the South China Sea islands dispute derail talks again?
Police and military line the streets of Burma’s capital, ahead of the East Asia Summit.
The Kachin Independence Organisation has officially denounced claims that the Rohingya Solidarity Organisation requested any type of military partnership within the northern rebel territories.
In a nine-point statement, the two countries agree to share information regarding border issues and establish a direct channel of communication between senior officials from both sides.
As the body of slain Bangladeshi soldier Nayek Mizanur Rahman was being transported home after an autopsy on Monday, the war of words continues between Burma and its western neighbour.