The move comes in the aftermath of another deadly collapse of a jade-mining slag heap earlier this week.
Rescuers have not resumed efforts to find survivors because they fear heavy rain will trigger the collapse of other slag heaps.
The incident is the latest in a string of deadly accidents that have occurred during the past year in Hpakant, the center of the country’s jade-mining industry.
The civilian-led government is working towards a resolution of its Rohingya issue, and believes the U.S. will drop remaining sanctions against the country.
They say the laborers from Sagaing region have violated laws pertaining to unlawful assembly and causing disorder.
The exploited workforce at a Thai pineapple processing plant was largely made up of immigrants from Myanmar.
The former employees of a wood-processing factory were heading to Naypyidaw to take up their concerns with the government.
The move is intended to foster economic growth and political reform under the new pro-democracy government.
The attacks by unknown assailants have destroyed heavy vehicles and buildings.
The National Reconciliation and Peace Center will speed up preparations for a major peace conference.
Six shells were fired at a Bangladeshi outpost from across the border, Bangladesh says.
Monks and the members of a local nationalist group are calling on the government to denounce the U.S. embassy’s use of the word.
The body of high-ranking Buddhist monks that oversees the clergy in the country has failed to stop Myaing Kyee Ngu’s activities.
New U.S. ambassador brushes off official request and nationalist protests over how to call persecuted Muslim minority.
Protestors are calling for China’s Wanbao Mining Copper Ltd. Company to stop operations after restarting them on Thursday.
The deaths highlight the dangers for jade scavengers and the difficulty the government faces in ensuring safety.
The members of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee want to revamp their organization before peace negotiations with the government resume.