100 Thai police raided a Burmese neighbourhood in Chiang Mai to detain undocumented migrant workers.
Representatives of Burma’s main political parties, though not the USDP, sit for talks with officials of ethnic armed groups at a historic meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where they are due to discuss the peace process, the ceasefire agreement and federalism.
Meeting in northern Thailand between the armed Arakan Liberation Party and the Burmese government’s Peace-making Work Committee ended without any accord.
“Two of them survived but the other two are still missing. One of the survivors managed to grab hold of a tree root which saved his life.”
The Burmese consulate in Chiang Mai has issued a warning to expectant mothers to postpone any travel plans to the northern Thai city amid a spread of the Zika virus.