Tue 10 May 2005
Filed under: Inside Burma,News
Rangoon has ordered a state of emergency in each of the 12 military regions in Burma beginning
Besides all imports from China has also been suspended.
Shan businessmen residing in Maesai agreed saying they were unable to move any merchandise across the border beginning yesterday, 9 May.
In Tachilek, curfew from 22:00 – 06:00, was imposed starting 8 May, but was announced through the public address systems only yesterday, they said.
The said emergency measures were enforced following three bomb blasts in Rangoon that killed at least 11 and injured 162 on 7 May.