The region appears unlikely to take part in upcoming general elections.
The Ministry of Land Management says it acts in accordance with the law and strives to ensure citizens’ rights.
Days earlier, he said he had reason to believe he would be taken into custody.
The meeting came as President Thein Sein explained the leadership change at a Union party central executive committee gathering.
Rights groups say the move, and his arrest, was politically motivated.
The lawmaker is arrested in a raid after he vowed to surrender.
The opposition party lawmaker says he is ready to correct a document he posted online if it is proven false.
Shwe Mann remains parliamentary speaker and will run in upcoming elections, he says.
The premier has accused the politician of treason for posting a ‘fake’ international treaty.
The move is also likely to affect opposition influence in the legislature, they say.
State of emergency remains in Magway and Sagaing regions and Chin and Rakhine states.
Reports suggest security forces were deployed in the USDP reshuffle.
The owner of the truck discovered hauling the drugs is still at large, police say.
Ruling Union party leaders have not decided on a candidate to put forward in his place.
Myanmar's opposition leader meanwhile urges voters not to split the vote, and to defeat the ruling party in upcoming national elections.
They also have urged the government to tell hotel owners not to raise room rates for test takers.
The National Election Committee wants to ensure that all disabled people can vote in 2018.
The arrests and sentencing of CNRP activists is a matter only for the courts, the ruling party says.
The government reports 56 dead in Rakhine state.
The opposition leader says to vote for the ‘brand,’ not the ‘name tag.’
Negotiating teams fail to agree on which groups can sign the pact.
As relief aid flows into hard-hit Rakhine state, the region looks to begin rebuilding in the aftermath of the natural disaster.
The ministry says the statement was only directed at a ‘single bad apple.’
But residents say relief isn’t coming quickly enough and heavy rains continue.
One lawmaker says the move is meant to silence political critics of the government’s handling of border disputes with Vietnam.
Regions struggle with flood aftermath and dwindling supplies as government appeals for international help.
Hundreds more may have died, as rescue teams struggle to reach remote areas of the country.
The groups say the use of derogatory comments applied to women indicates that gender discrimination still exists.
The Arakan National Party has urged the national government to provide immediate assistance.
The group had entered Cambodia after they were unable to find work in Thailand.