The detained man’s lawyer says he was extracting cannabis oil for research.
The AA says government troop reinforcements in Rakhine state could lead to an escalation of the armed conflict.
The three villagers died in custody after they were detained as Arakan Army supporters on April 10.
The villagers were arrested in Letka village in Mrauk-U township on April 10.
Government says it has not been strict enough with mining companies that violate industry regulations.
Skirmish comes as 4-month ceasefire winds down, and April 30 peace talks are slated.
Safety rules are not followed or enforced, leading to continuing fatalities, local sources say.
Arakan Army denies military claim it is working with ARSA, a Muslim Rohingya militant group.
Critics see a dark day for Myanmar journalism and a blow to the credibility of the civilian government.
Residents of Kachin state's Waingmaw township turn out to urge Myanmar's government to stop the project for good
The case underscores the problem of continued military dominance of politics despite civilian rule, critics say.
The performers are being charged under controversial penal codes that critics say curb free speech.
Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu and Muslim leaders urge Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to abort the suspended Chinese project.
Press watchdogs also rap Aung San Suu Kyi for the jailing of Reuters journalists and many critics.
Some fear the trend will make all women fair game in the country’s multiple armed conflicts.
Sivanganam told the RCI that he was banned the site in the jungle near Wang Kelian after issuing his report.
Tun Myat Naing says troops trained for more than a year before engaging with the AA in Rakhine state.
Performers required to submit lyrics for approval prior to performance.
The rebel fighters in Rakhine say the government military is fabricating successes to cover for losses.
They say that the firing of artillery shells has damaged historic structures.
Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi is the latest of more than 50 recent cases under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
Dozens of c Rakhine villagers are detained on suspicion of supporting the Arakan Army.
Government forces and the Arakan Army issue competing figures on casualties, with civilian deaths reported.
The Arakan Army and Myanmar military confirm captain’s death, but differ on the number of soldiers killed.
They are afraid the army will shoot them indiscriminately, even in areas outside conflict zone.
The messages reached outlets, including RFA, from both sides of the Rakhine conflict.
Group of Rohingya is dropped off in Perlis after a first batch arrived last month.
The army says that the Muslims were helping their traditional foe, the Arakan Army.
Chinese pipeline company's application for exclusive use breaks an agreement with farmers whose land was taken.
The airstrike hit a group of Rohingya collecting bamboo amid army hostilities with a Rakhine ethnic army.