The WFP was previously distributing food rations to 110,000 people in northern Rakhine state—to both Buddhist and Rohingya communities.
As international support for people living in camps in Kachin and Shan state dwindles, spokesperson says govt is ready to provide food.
TNLA confirms rape of school headmistress in Kyaukme Township and says soldiers involved are in detention.
Defamation trial in Mandalay against Ko Swe Win will continue next week.
US Secretary of State urges Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing to allow safe return of self-identifying Rohingya.
Trade from troubled Maungdaw to Bangladesh border has been resumed, says local business leader.
Fake reports of police seizing guns from Yangon academy lead to hunt for identity of four Facebook users.
Police find 24 firearms across hotels, offices, and houses connected to the ACE Company chairman.
MPs say increased monitoring will tackle fabricated reports and hate speech.
Parliament draws praise for targeting oppressive laws, but some say lawmakers are not going far enough.
Signatories of the nationwide ceasefire agreement begin joint review of landmark piece accord with government and military.
At seventh round of peace talks between the govt and ethnic bloc, the two sides agreed in principle to UNFC’s NCA proposal.
Government will spend four billion kyats from emergency funds on electricity supply, security and development in Rathedaung, Buthidaung, and Maungdaw townships.
Countries’ home affairs ministers yet to draw up resettlement plans for refugees who fled Rakhine violence.
Pressure has mounted for a tougher US response to the self-identifying Rohingya crisis.