Chinese investment has support in some parts of Myanmar, while others are wary.
Structure is going up in the middle of a future sprawling planned township outside Dhaka.
Her visit follows a trip to Kachin state and comes amid international lawsuits and continued violence in Rakhine state.
They say the Chinese-backed company that operates the mine has not acted on recommendations by a parliamentary commission.
Nyan Thein’s death is the latest killing of a village head by Myanmar soldiers.
Immigration officials in Sittwe will determine whether they are from Rakhine or Bangladesh.
Thein Sein helped pave the way for Myanmar’s democratic transition, but one critic says he speaks ‘the words of dictators.’
A defense forces spokesman said the move ‘violates the rights’ of military families.
The state government claims that the International Rescue Committee was recruiting journalists.
Beijing has a long list of projects it wants to complete in its southern neighbor.
Journalists, activists, and artists are among the army’s leading lawsuit targets.
The children and a teacher were searching for firewood on a hill when they were hit by an explosion.
Relief groups says it has difficulty reaching all refugees from a year of fighting in Rakhine.
Shwe Mann discusses the growth of his Union Betterment Party, the military’s involvement in politics, and the 2020 elections.
The directive comes as the rebel Arakan Army steps up its abductions of local employees.
The national army and the Arakan Army trade blame for the ongoing conflict in western Myanmar.
Experts say the AA is following the pattern of other ethnic armies in imposing taxes in areas it controls.
Rights activists decry the lack of transparency and the government's denial of the mass killings in question.