She cites concerns it will operate under the influence of the country’s ruling party.
President Thein Sein says the final agreement could be signed in April.
Negotiations have also paved the way for peace talks in the conflict-torn Kokang region of Shan state, he says.
Police arrest eight more students in protests in Yangon and Myin Chan.
They say the military is spreading rumors to undermine the group’s support in China.
Government hopes Tuol Sleng memorial can educate Cambodians and memorialize victims, but some survivors prefer compensation.
However, five other suspects remain on the run.
Moratorium is set to allow impact studies, but restrictions have been widely flouted in the past.
The hearing was held as six lawmakers joined the education reform debate in the upper house of parliament.
Refugees in China face growing hunger as food supplies run low, but say going home to Myanmar is too dangerous.
Unlicensed health care had been filling the gap in rural areas before a ban was reinforced.
Talks proceed as authorities release 20 people arrested during March 10 protest against the law.
The drive has been largely unsuccessful, as former soldiers are unwilling to risk their lives, a middleman says.
A rights group says ‘hidden hands’ are behind recent communal violence in the country.
Disease is rife in refugee camps in China amid a widespread shortage of clean drinking water.
Unidentified attackers lob five grenades at a Kokang refugee camp on the Myanmar side.
They say local ruling party officials in Battambang won't permit mine clearing in villages that support the opposition
The sorties restart one week after a bomb fell across the border in China, killing five.
Government peace negotiators and armed ethnic groups have agreed on five of the seven chapters of a nationwide cease-fire agreement.
They say a developer is clearing their traditional forest and destroying farmland.
Opposition politician says his party wants to amend the legislation to eliminate restrictions on NGOs during election periods.
Local sources say the fighting has been intense in recent days.
But opposition party vice president Kem Sokha denies that he made any such statement.
Relief volunteers decry thefts, warn of food shortages as Kokang conflict rages on
The journalists are the first to be imprisoned on the charge in more than a century.
Education reformers urge lawmakers to intervene to secure their release.
Aid vehicles are unable to access the remote area in Shan state’s Kokang region.
Area residents are concerned about police accepting bribes from those who fish illegally.
Michelle Obama plans to address leaders about human rights and open government in the country.
The two sides agree solving ongoing conflicts is key to the larger peace process.