A man from Arakan State who has been imprisoned in Thailand and China for illegal entry faces similar charges in Burma after crossing the border at Muse in Shan State.
The move would be a boost to the growing trade and tourism business in the area, says the head of Thailand’s Immigration Bureau.
A new Thai-Burma border checkpoint is being considered by Thai officials to boost tourism and trade, according to media reports. The crossing, located to the west of the country’s shared shorelines in Thailand’s Prachaub Province, will provide an entrance into Burma’s Tenasserim District and is expected to serve as a tourist attraction and trade route.
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Aug 19, 2008 (DVB), Naga rebels from Nagaland state in north-eastern India have blocked access to main roads in the Naga Mountains area on the India-Burma border, according to locals. An ethnic Naga from the Naga area of Chin state in Burma said Naga rebels operating inside India had blocked roads in the mountains in …