The appointments are made in the absence of any opposition lawmakers.
The KIO and Myanmar's government instead sign an agreement aimed at reducing hostilities.
KIO leaders are 'seeking ways' to join a comprehensive accord proposed by the Myanmar government, observers say.
The petition seeks foreign intervention from the UN.
Hundreds of families have been evacuated from the Kamping Pouy Basin.
Negotiators say a cease-fire is likely as the government seeks a nationwide truce this month.
Buddhist and Muslim leaders address residents in strife-torn Thandwe.
The CNRP presses forward with its campaign challenging Hun Sen's government more than two months after disputed polls.
President Thein Sein says the attacks may have been intended to coincide with his visit.
A garment official says disclosure of factory conditions may hurt buyer confidence.
They are under investigation for their roles in the latest anti-Muslim violence to hit Rakhine state.
His plea comes as authorities say five people have been killed in the latest riots.
Anti-Muslim riots rage as Thein Sein makes his first trip to the troubled western state.