Two of Burma’s largest ethnic armed forces have weighed in on neighbouring conflict in northern Shan State, issuing a statement calling for peace.
Aung San Suu Kyi met American diplomats on Monday as Burma transitions to a new government after her party’s sweeping election victory last November.
The international community has heralded the historic elections in Burma as a victory for the people.
Four people were killed in a flash flood in eastern Shan State, where severe currents swept away local villagers and houses in the village of Kyaing Lat in Tachileik District.
The four, whose bodies were recovered on Wednesday, were as yet unnamed. Official sources said they were an older man, a mother and two children.
Through the cracks and the keyholes, visitors peak into a room where 68 years ago Burma’s fate was written.
Six smugglers at the centre of a “pay and turn back” row between Indonesia and Australia were being questioned by Indonesian police on Tuesday.