Win Myat Aye says the government is prepared to accept those who want to return to northern Rakhine state.
The Reuters reporters are accused of illegally possessing government documents on the crisis in northern Rakhine state.
The move follows the signing of an agreement with ASEAN members in November that protects the rights of migrant workers.
The explosions are the latest attacks by unknown persons in the violence-ridden region.
Unidentified people are using social media to spread false information that President Htin Kyaw will soon resign.
The NGO warns that the situation could spawn cross-border violence with Bangladesh and recruitment by jihadists.
Auto pistons and iron pipes used to make improvised explosive devices are discovered in Kyaut Pandu village.
The UN’s top human rights official says the systematic discrimination and atrocities against the group may include elements of genocide.
The local government is providing them with temporary housing, but they are having difficulty finding work.
The military wants to prevent rice and gas from getting into the hands of ‘illegal’ mine operators.
“The presence of God today is also called Rohingya,” pontiff says.
The Kachin Independence Army accuses the government military of launching an offensive against its Battalion 14.
Pontiff underscores inter-religious harmony, seeks world help in resolving refugee crisis.
Pope Francis’ comments draw mixed reactions from both inside and outside the country.
Government will first need to build shelters for refugees on Bay of Bengal isle.
Pope Francis refrains from using the word ‘Rohingya’ in discussions with Aung San Suu Kyi.
Voluntary repatriation will start in two months, according to document signed by Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing tells Pope Francis that 'no religious discrimination' exists in the country.
Authorities accuse Lau Hon Meng and Mok Choy Lin of conducting illegal activities inside Myanmar, an offense with a jail term of six months to five years.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US may pursue accountability through American law, including possible targeted sanctions.
A new report by Amnesty International finds that discriminatory laws and the Muslim minority’s lack of legal rights underpin the government’s actions.
Dhaka’s foreign ministry contradicts statements from its Beijing counterpart.
Members of the Arakan National Party tell Scot Marciel that using the term ‘Rohingya’ could exacerbate ethnic tension in volatile Rakhine state.
The Nobel laureate has no power over Myanmar's military and must work carefully behind the scenes, Cardinal Charles Bo says.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says ethnic Rakhine people must agree to the repatriation of Muslims or political instability could ensue.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says ‘serious allegations of abuses in Rakhine state demand a credible and impartial investigation.’
Rohingya man says he participated in attacks that provoked a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
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.