U Thein Swe said the Immigration Ministry would investigate allegations by the KNPP that more than 3,000 of the cards were issued to Rohingya wrongly identifying them as Kaman.
Buthidaung Township Lawmaker U Aung Thaung Shwe’s proposal in parliament to form a militia with local villagers to improve security in the area has been rejected.
"If there isn't accountability and justice, this will be as big a stain on Burma's history as the Khmer Rouge are for Cambodia," said Jeremy Hunt.
Ethnic regions should not be a dumping ground for civil servants who abuse their positions, they say.
Religious leaders detained as group orders all churches built after 1992 to be destroyed.
Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
The NLD says it asked China, Myanmar's largest investor, to take local concerns into account and create local jobs when planning and carrying out projects in the country.
Committees given until Dec. 31 to complete investigations, according to Irrawaddy Region chief minister.
Ko Zeyar Lwin chose a 15-day prison sentence over a fine in order to highlight what he says are the rampant flaws in the Myanmar judicial system.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
Police have recaptured three detainees within 24 hours after they escaped from Myoma Police Station in Irrawaddy Region’s Bogale Township early Tuesday.
Myanmar's democratic transition has ground to a standstill as authorities seek to silence critics while allowing hate speech, the head of the UN human rights mission said.
Ahead of the trip, Hunt said Britain would increase its support to gather evidence for Rohingya victims who suffered sexual violence at the hands of the military in Rakhine State.
Local and international travelers can start applying for visas to cross the border online later this month.
The projects, which encompass a seaport, three-part highway, high-speed railway and New Yangon City, have the potential to give China a stranglehold of debt over Myanmar.