Pavilions will be permitted for the Burmese New Year in mid-April but curbed by 45 regulations and restricted to private spaces.
The SSPP asks the NLD-led govt to let by-elections proceed amid discussions of postponing voting in northern Shan State due to security concerns.
A total of 50 former political prisoners will be given 300,000 kyats per month to work in CSOs and media organizations in Burma.
Observers say Burma’s legal system is a holdover from the previous government upholding old policies, and reform is needed from its foundation.
The two, who were seized by militants in July last year in waters off the Malaysian state of Sabah, are recovering in hospital.
Convicted killer Chuop Somlap says murder was over a debt though human rights groups remain skeptical of the motive.
Police look into the death of a motorbike taxi driver who was killed by a gunshot in Mandalay.