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|By LAWI WENG|
|The United Wa State Army, Burma's largest ethnic armed cease-fire group in northern Shan State, says it will ban political party campaigns in areas under its control.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Burma's Foreign Exchange Certificate becomes difficult to trade in the black market in Rangoon since its exchange rate has dropped and fewer people are buying it.|
|By KO HTWE|
|An ethnic Shan leader serving 106 years imprisonment, Maj-Gen Sao Hso Ten, of the Shan State Peace Council, has been transferred from Hkamti prison in Sagaing Division to Mandalay prison, according to his family.|
|By SAI ZOM HSENG|
|Lt-Gen. Myint Swe of the Ministry of Defense tells authorities to increase national security during December, according to military sources.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Malaysia will tighten visa requirements for tourists from countries including Burma after many foreigners took advantage of easy entry procedures by overstaying.|
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