Padoh Saw Ta Doh Moo comments follow KNU statement calling for nonviolent ways to solve crisis.
World Bank will delay loan until conditions improve in Rakhine State.
People along Thailand-Myanmar border risk losing essential services.
The ten men were allegedly part of a 300-strong mob armed with slingshots and petrol bombs that stopped a Red Cross aid shipment to Maungdaw.
Muslim residents say they are being cut off from essential supplies.
Self-identifying Rohingya have been heavily recruited in recent months, pledging to continue fight despite losses and lack of training.
The new minimum wage would replace the existing one of 3,600 kyats and will be finalized in December.
The sister of a video journalist shot dead while covering the Saffron Revolution in 2007 demands the govt take action.
Aid groups said on Thursday the total number of predominantly self-identifying Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh was now 502,000.
Residents of northern Kachin State say they fear exploitation and land grabs will accompany an expansion of the park site.
Forty-five Hindus allegedly killed by Muslim militants unearthed in Rakhine, according to a Hindu community leader and the government.
A crowd of 300 throw petrol bombs at a Red Cross aid shipment to conflict-torn Maungdaw before being dispersed by rubber bullets and tear gas.
More than 400 women gather in Hpa-an for three days of discussion on peace and security for women, and to commemorate the International Day of Peace.
Minzayar Oo and Hkun Lat were working on assignment in Cox’s Bazar for Germany’s GEO magazine.
Local villagers complain that Ban Chaung coal mine—run by three Thai firms—is severely damaging the environment.