State agriculture minister plans special committee to look into land, labor and environmental issues.
As the government equivocates, public outrage against the dam project is building.
National unity could be damaged if China-backed project proceeds, U Soe Thein says
Chief minister instructed 3 cabinet members to submit resignation letters on Friday, one of the trio says
U Min Thu seeks to encourage, reassure department officials as it is transferred from military to civilian control
Army accuses the Kachin Baptist Convention members of traveling in a restricted zone without permission; three have been freed.
State Counselor will also visit an IDP camp, a monastery and flood victims during her visit to Kachin State on Friday
Lawyer alleges 11-billion-kyat improvement project was never approved by regional parliament
Police vow to find vandal; statue faced local opposition from ethnic Kachin when it was put up last year.
Event went beyond agreed time and featured unauthorized performance, police say.
Move follows evacuation of 22 IDPs on Sunday after intervention by Union minister