Civil society groups have demanded that the government form a commission to inspect mines that have violated industry regulations.
The discussions will be the first such peace initiative conducted by the new government.
Parliamentary deputies have pledged to help locals who lost land to the building of the capital Naypyidaw and the Letpadaung copper mine project.
Military-backed former ruling party says Shwe Mann and followers were pushed out for 'not obeying party rules.'
She says the new government will foster better relations with other countries.
Spokesman rejects Bangladeshi border guard assertion that deportations were not obstructed by Myanmar.
About 300 residents of Buthidaung township are seeking shelter in nearby Sithaung village.
Government administrators are working with law enforcement officials to wipe the detainees' slates clean in a matter of days.
U.N. and U.S. express concern over vulnerability of communities in the Rakhine state.
Additional government troops have moved into Rakhine state as tensions continue with armed ethnic rebels.
The new government structure will give the country’s ethnic groups greater autonomy and help forge peace, she says.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wants the new government to guarantee them freedoms enshrined in international human rights covenants.
Restrictions on Myanmar's Rohingya minority remained a problem last year, with repression of dissent and freedom of expression seen in Vietnam and Cambodia.
A group from Zaykabar Company Ltd. demolish a building on the grounds after monastery officials file a police report against them.
They say the government should ensure that all remaining activists are freed and charges are dropped against others.
President Htin Kyaw is making plans to release political prisoners for the Myanmar New Year.
Demonstrators in Yangon demand that the new government grant detainees amnesty before the Thingyan New Year celebrations begin.