Monywa courthouse heard that Mr. Li ordered his subordinate, a Burmese woman named Kyi Kyi May, to stand on one spot for three consecutive working days.
Students in Kangon, a village near Latpadaung in Sagaing Division, were forced to stay home this week when a nearby sulfuric acid factory started emitting foul-smelling fumes.
The recent resumption of protests over the Chinese-backed Latpadaung copper mine comes as China steps up its campaign to restart stalled projects in Burma.
CDEM’s Aung Nay Paing vows to reignite education law protests following a parliamentary decision to amend the law without incorporating students’ changes.
The Latpadaung implementation committee says that a US$1.68 million budget has been allocated for regional development, including programs of job creation for locals; education; healthcare; electricity supply; supplying potable water;…