This week’s fighting with Kokang rebels has cost the lives of 47 Burmese soldiers – 42 infantrymen and five officers.
On Monday, a curfew in Mandalay was lifted after 39 days in effect, but business as usual has not been restored in the central Burmese city.
Mandalay regional government said it will imminently lift a curfew that was imposed in seven townships across the city at the beginning of July following deadly communal mob violence.
Authorities in Mandalay have relaxed the eight-hour curfew imposed upon seven townships three weeks after communal violence broke out.
Bullet points: bringing you today’s news.
Four more people were arrested on Friday night, while authorities extended curfew to include a seventh township in Mandalay Division.