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At 09:13 PM 4/7/97, you wrote:
>From: moe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Julien Moe)
>Subject: Communist party members   surrender in Burma 
>Burma-surrender : Communist party members
>                           surrender in Burma
>                           BANGKOK, April 7 (AFP) - Nearly 300 former
>members of the
>                           Communist Party Burma (BCP) active in thge
>country's western
>                           Rakhine State have surrendered to ruling Burmese
>                           authorities, official Burmese radio reported
>                           A total of 289 BCP members, including family
>members, led by
>                           Saw Tun Oo, Chairman of the BCP's Rakhine region
>gave up
>                           earlier to immigration headquarters in the
>western Burmese border
>                           town of Maungdaw with a number of assorted arms
>                           ammunition, Radio Rangoon said in a dispatch
>monitored here.
>                           At the welcoming ceremony, held in Mongdaw
>township Monday
>                           morning, Saw Tun Oo said his group had decided to
>end their
>                           guerrilla operations in exchange for Rangoon's
>pledge of
>                           development assistance, according to the radio.
>                           The ceremony was presided over by Lieutenant
>General Khin
>                           Nyunt, powerful secretary general of the State
>Law and Order
>                           Restoration Council (SLORC), and Major General
>Aung Htwe,
>                           commander of the Rakhine region army, it said.
>                           BCP and ethnic-based armed groups have been
>fighting against
>                           central governments in Rangoon since Burma gained
>                           independence from Britain in 1948.