Reporter walks free from a court in Mandalay on Thursday, when he won an appeal against a conviction for punching a policeman.
Student negotiators achieved an apparent breakthrough on Tuesday morning, as a deal was proposed to allow them to carry on towards Rangoon.
Education campaigner Dr Thein Lwin says he will continue to represent protesting students, despite Aung San Suu Kyi’s vow to strip him of his party rank.
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.
Nine activists have been released following their arrest on Wednesday after a protest near the Latpadaung copper mine turned violent.
Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in Burma’s former capital Rangoon on Sunday, calling for an amendment to the military-drafted constitution that would allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to become eligible to run for president.
Authorities fence up over 300 acres of farmland that falls within the Latpadaung Mining Project area, angering residents who have farmed the land for generations.