The Nobel laureate has no power over Myanmar's military and must work carefully behind the scenes, Cardinal Charles Bo says.
ASEAN fails to take Myanmar to task over treatment of Rohingya Muslims at summit in the Philippines.
Parmaukkha was among a group hardliners who publicly excoriated the United States for using the term 'Rohingya' in April 2016.
Rein in military, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi told during ASEAN Summit and side meetings in Manila.
The armed forces performed in accordance with its duty assignments while it tried to restore regional peace and stability, a military investigation team finds.
Health officials estimate that at least 5,000 new refugee arrivals are carrying the virus.
The widespread practice stems from a flaw in the food distribution system, officials admit.
The move draws criticism from domestic and international press watchdogs.
A Rakhine state official says the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army murdered the men.
The government says a statement issued by the body could ‘seriously harm’ efforts to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.
The number of refugees sheltering in the country could be higher than reflected in U.N. estimates, officials say.
Some observers in Myanmar say the statement by the international body is nothing new.
Police in Bago region have charged the members of the groups with threatening MP Zaw Naing Oo’s life.
The Nobel Laureate is criticized for her silence about violence against the Muslim minority as the refugee exodus continues.
The four officers were returning from a local police station when a group of armed men across the border fired on them.
Crime has grown along with the increased Rohingya population, officials say.
More than 500 suspected ARSA insurgents are named but list has no further information.