Residents of Min Phoo village blame gunfire by government soldiers for the death.
But military lawmakers say they will oppose any discussion on amending the charter in ways they disagree with.
Arakan forces claim that the national military is using buses to ferry troops to combat in Rakhine state.
Lawmakers from the military and main opposition party oppose the measure.
Two other men involved in the plot to assassinate Ko Ni receive jail terms, while a fifth remains at large.
L Paung Sho says authorities followed their procedures, though ethnic Karenni demonstrators say the action was unlawful.
They ask her to remove the southern region’s chief minister and finance minister.
Maung Kyaw, administrator of Kyauk Khot village, was alone when he was killed.
Police fire rubber bullets and a water cannon to disperse ethnic Karenni demonstrators.
The latest victims are migrant workers from Shan state and Mandalay region.
Police charge them with violating the country’s Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law.
Nearly 200 people from three ethnic minority groups flee their homes, fearing helicopter assaults.
They denounce recent calls by dam-backer China for the suspended project to resume.
'We kept our border open for a long time. This time we will not open it,' foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen says.
Military MPs and the main opposition party strongly disapprove of the move.
They want to return to Myanmar with safety guarantees, citizenship rights, and official recognition of their ethnic identity, some say.
They are detained along with the couple that hosted them on suspicion of having ties to the Arakan Army.
The case is filed on the same day that Human Rights Watch issues a report taking the government to task for a decline in press freedom.
Her comments come days after parliament approved a measure to create a committee to amend the constitution.
Row between soccer fans and villagers escalates to big fight in central Myanmar's Magway division.
The fledgling democracy should repeal or amend draconian laws that criminalize free speech and assembly, HRW says, citing multiple abuses.
Top military leader says he has already agreed to amend the charter when the time is right.
With a shrapnel injury to his head, the boy died in transit to Yangon for emergency treatment.
A minister floats the idea of downsizing or relocating the $3.6 billion Myitsone Dam, suspended since 2011.
Discussions among legislators on amendments will likely begin in February.
Military MPs oppose the measure put forward by the ruling party and boycott the vote.
Rescue personnel try to free two other trapped workers.
Residents of Ohn Chaung village accuse government soldiers of taking cash, jewelry, and cell phones.
The accused groups fault the army for tensions and say they don’t trust conditional peace offers.
Technical, humanitarian and security assessments of Bhashan Char are needed, special rapporteur says.