State media say Zeng Feiyang and his fellow activists were treated leniently as repentant first offenders, but a former lawyer says he was not guilty of any crime.
Hundreds gather at Ky Anh court to file claims, with hundreds more expected to arrive next day.
New rules seek to eradicate any overseas connections and to 'guard against separatism.'
Aung San Suu Kyi’s health is stable, but she needs to rest, a government spokesman says.
A report from Greenpeace says safety and environmental standards are 'lax' in the world's largest chemicals industry.
KIO spokesman says more fighting is expected in government drive to disarm ethnic armies, during early stage of national peace talks.
Poet praises Germany for standing up for human rights at a time of heavy state pressure on lawyers, writers and activists.
Gangkye Drubpa Kyab is taken into custody after attending a reception welcoming his early release from prison.