Locals have been protesting the factory’s coal-fired power plant since last year.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says Myanmar will protect all people in troubled region.
The public alert, put forward by the Office of the Commander-in-Chief, did not provide evidence for the claim.
Inventory first of its kind in more than 20 years.
The trade center will be built in Mingalardon Township near Yangon International Airport.
Rakhine State Hindus sheltering in Sittwe say relatives have been killed or are among the thousands seeking refuge in Bangladesh.
India is dependent on Myanmar to develop connectivity to the rest of Asia, and that cannot be overlooked, writes Bidhayak Das.
‘This is approval that decisive actions can be taken against terrorist organizations in clearance operations,’ said a police major.
Recent flooding renews local calls to halt gold mining operations in eastern Shan State for environmental and health concerns.
China has financial interests in the region regarding its One Belt One Road initiative and a deep-sea port in Kyaukphyu.
Court plans hearing for Sept. 15 to formally withdraw case against three reporters.
Myanmar government and military complain about misinforming photographs.
Civilian deaths, food shortages and a mass exodus plague northern Rakhine.
Human Rights Watch says Myanmar security forces deliberately set the fires.
Suspected bots and incendiary posts crowd debate on social media platform.