The construction of a second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge is expected to be completed in two years, Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says.
A police raid on a slot machine parlour in the Karen town of Myawaddy on Tuesday night ended in a shoot-out— with two hospitalised.
Residents in the Burmese border town of Myawaddy fear that the imposition of martial law in neighbouring Thailand will disrupt the flow of border trade.
Officials announce end to Burmese blockade of Mae Sot-Myawaddy trading route after 16 months of significant loss in business
A convoy carrying two senior Burmese govt officials recently ambushed by the DKBA near the border town of Myawaddy