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Burma Constructs New Border Checkpoints With Bangladesh

Burma, also known as Myanmar, says it is building new checkpoints along its border with Bangladesh in volatile Rakhine state. The Home Ministry told parliament Thursday the government is also resuming the construction of a fence along the border. Khin Saw Wai, a member of parliament from Rakhine state who pushed for the new security measures, told VOA's Burmese service that people from Bangladesh are coming into Burma at will because there is not enough security along the...

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