The two would approach men who looked poor, ask them if they wanted jobs, then give them drugs or alcohol before selling them to boat owners.
A Saturday interest rate cut by Beijing failed to stem significant drops seen last week.
Parliament has rejected a bill that would have ended the military's effective veto power over constitutional changes.
Up to 40 activists were detained for holding peaceful rallies amid signs of increasing intolerance to free speech by the military government.
Critics of the dam, including downstream countries and many NGOs, say they want better environmental assessments of its potential impacts.
A heart patient from Oman was confirmed Thursday as the first case of MERS in Thailand; 59 people are now being monitored.
Government to offer free traveler insurance that will cover all medical costs if visitor contracts MERS.
Clinton called on Obama to listen to those Democrats who on Friday rejected a measure on job retraining funding tied to trade promotion authority.
But the various groups opposed to China do not agree on whether they should rely on the United States as a deterrent to China’s increasing assertiveness.
The plight of boat people in the Indian Ocean has been a major topic of concern in recent weeks, as thousands took to the seas on rickety ships seeking work or safe haven. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
After meeting with President Xi Jinping Wednesday, Myanmar democracy leader to also make stops in Shanghai and Yunnan.