It abandons a plan to give partial control of five departments to local governments following the leaking of a letter about the change.
They say the country’s human rights commission has failed to ensure that the perpetrators are punished.
The Natural Fruit Co. sued Andy Hall over a survey of workers that was published online.
Authorities target illegally built mosques, religious school buildings and houses.
The government has undertaken several measures to woo investors to help boost the economy and advance the country's democratic transition.
The business sector welcomes the move, while civil society organizations and others express apprehension.
The move is expected to make it easier for American companies to invest in and trade with the Southeast Asian nation.
U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss whether remaining economic sanctions against Myanmar should be lifted.
The meetings come a day after the former United Nations chief and other members of the body visited the troubled western state.
The Arakan National Party leads demonstrations objecting to the appointment of former U.N. chief Kofi Annan and two other foreigners to the panel.
Kofi Annan will discuss with locals the commission’s agenda and how it will go about its business.
The armed ethnic group, whose delegates walked out of the Panglong Conference on Thursday, has yet to respond.
Organizers of the Panglong Peace Conference say a mix-up over badges is to blame for spat with the United Wa State Army.
She says the government is working hard to get armed ethnic groups that did not sign a cease-fire agreement with the previous administration to agree to peace.
The companies that run the mines must complete environmental impact studies before the government renews their licenses.
Ban Ki-moon hails the appointment of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan as chairman of the body.
Three holdout ethnic armies will not be invited to participate in the peace negotiations that begin Wednesday.