The site will house 100,000 Rohingya now living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, officials say.
Aung Hla Tun, Myanmar’s deputy minister for information, says that recent actions taken against the media in Myanmar have tarnished the country’s image.
Christine Schraner Burgener's nine-day visit to the country includes a stop in Rakhine state.
Some say the government is moving too slowly to establish peace and stability in the troubled western state.
The Yangon regional government files a lawsuit against the trio for an article that criticized its business dealings.
The United Wa State Army says the talks among ethnic armies, Aung San Suu Kyi, and the military chief should include all groups.
The three Eleven Media Group journalists had published an article about the Yangon city budget.
The repatriation of Rohingya from India underscores continued suspicion of the ethnic group.
They will discuss principles and policies for a future federal system of governance.
The United Wa State Army is trying to ferret out ‘religious extremists’ in its territory.
Ye Htut says the case against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo was handled improperly.
Refugees have been locked up since 2012 after entering the country illegally.
The parties must work together to resolve outstanding issues to move the peace process forward, commission chairman says.
Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Aung Kyi says the constitution permits the military to investigate its own ranks.
They call on the government to cancel the Chinese-backed hydropower project on the seventh anniversary of its temporary suspension.
The high profile rights lawyer says the Myanmar leader 'knows better than anyone what it means to be a political prisoner’ in the country.
U Thawbita had criticized Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and the country's powerful military in postings on Facebook.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney calls on Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to pardon two Reuters journalists who reported on atrocities committed by the country's military.
The United Wa State Army continues its campaign of restrictions against Christians in areas under its control.
But it fails to call the atrocities crimes against humanity or genocide.
Han Htoo and five other civil servants are accused of accepting bribes totaling tens of thousands of U.S. dollars in cash and gifts.
They object to having to contribute 25 percent of their monthly salary to the party.
Thawbita is charged with violating Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Act for online posts allegedly criticizing the country’s military chief.
They say the government cannot take action against the powerful military for its campaign in Rakhine state.
Jeremy Hunt calls for the perpetrators of atrocities against the Muslim group to be brought to justice.
Ngar Min Swe gets seven years in prison and a 100,000-kyat fine for breaking a sedition law.
Engagement with Myanmar’s army without structural reforms is ‘indefensible’ in the wake of the brutal Rakhine campaign, the UN says.
They recapture 18 of 41 convicts thought to be hiding in the jungle and in nearby villages following a prison break.
The United Wa State Army cracks down on religious institutions to eliminate ‘extremists’ in its autonomous areas.
Myanmar's leader draws fierce criticism for defending the jailing of two Reuters journalists.