But a leading union says salaries should be raised this year to avoid unrest.
Additional support is expected as signatures continue to come in.
The military general says an ethnic Rakhine will take over from him, allaying concerns in the state.
The families have been receiving barely enough rice from the company as part of a relocation compensation.
A new report calls for ‘practical steps’ to end the abuse.
He says the country’s state institutions have failed the people.
They are questioned about newspaper circulation and financial records.
Procedural flaws result in judgments 'not based on law or evidence,' report says.
The five face charges of disobeying the state clergy and defiling a place of worship.
A spokesperson addresses the issue amid a visit by UN rights envoy Surya Subedi.
The country’s energy minister addresses villager concerns to ruling party lawmakers.
President Thein Sein appoints new leaders to a religious advisory panel.
The embassy says it will provide him legal and medical services.
The Fund makes an assessment after annual consultations with the government in Naypyidaw.
They seek to dispel reports of a crackdown on illegal workers.
They want Beijing to rein in developers.
Many cite fears for their safety though Thai officials insist the removals are 'voluntary.'
The opposition leader’s party says hopes are still alive for her to become country’s leader.
They demand a probe into alleged abuses by the Thai army.
The CPP and CNRP resume negotiations but remain far apart on how to reform the country's top elections body.
Religious officials and riot police evict the site’s monks and detain supporters.
His mission comes as the ruling and opposition parties renew talks to end a political standoff.
Hun Sen also dispels rumors that he had suffered a stroke.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners says the government committee has been dragging its feet.
Police and ruling party supporters came out in force in a bid to stop the tour, the CNRP says.
A report details abuses since the military and ethnic rebels renewed clashes.
The demand follows the detention of a group accused of links to the rebels.
The claims came as Khmer Krom marked the annexation of their land to Hanoi.
But a group of parties calls on the government to forge on without the holdouts.
Scientists have found more than 360 new plants and animals in the six-country region in recent years, the WWF says.