U Zaw Htay has accused self-identifying Rohingya of misleading the international community over the mass migration of people.
Self-identifying Rohingya have been heavily recruited in recent months, pledging to continue fight despite losses and lack of training.
Police force reshuffle sees chief of conflict-torn Maungdaw Police Brig-Gen Thura San Lwin replaced after just one year.
The new minimum wage would replace the existing one of 3,600 kyats and will be finalized in December.
Two members of Rakhine State Parliament who represent the Arakan National Party requested resignation from the party this week.
Police seize more than three billion kyats worth of yaba pills, according to the state govt.
The two countries also work toward a peaceful solution to the crisis and repatriation plans.
Two of the largest Hindu groups in Myanmar condemn the attacks in Rakhine State and urge the community to maintain amity among religious groups.
Official appeals for democracy to be given ‘a chance to survive’ amid anger over a military campaign that the UN has described as ethnic cleansing.
Government-sponsored tour met with communities affected by ongoing violence in Maungdaw and Rathedaung.
Court accepts case against recruiter allegedly offering 500,000 kyats to create unrest in Rakhine’s Ann Township.
Commuters will be able to ride water buses this week, in the city’s effort to relieve worsening traffic congestion.
The seventh round of talks toward signing the NCA has been postponed until later this month.
Group says blast was in retaliation for military crackdown on Muslims in Rakhine State.
The committee’s first mission is to provide medical services and donate rice and oil to displaced people in Kachin State.