New chief minister also says he will also work on improving transportation and the electricity supply in the region.
Report says increased participation of women in politics could further cement peace agreements and bolster post-conflict rehabilitation.
Auditor General U Maw Than said he found significant missing funds in two regions and widespread violations of spending procedures and regulations.
The first of the Union govt’s cabinet reshuffle this year came on Monday, following resignations earlier this month.
The three parties finally set aside their differences after five years of negotiations in a bid to see the Kachin win seats in the 2020 general election.
Organizing committee invites existing parties to merge into new bloc.
“We cannot accept South Korea's unilateral demands for additional measures,” Shinzo Abe said.
Alleged executions by Tatmadaw, charging of Karenni protesters ignored by Parliament, they say.
Emergency meeting scheduled after NLD veteran Mahn Johnny resigns for health reasons.
NLD sources said the government was likely to start replacing some of its state and region ministers and chief ministers as soon as next week.
A Thaton local was sued by a member of the Mon State ethnic affairs committee after posting several posts critical of the Mon State chief minister.
The commission urges the public to file complaints against disproportionately wealthy civil servants, with adequate evidence to back up claims.
The people of Myanmar need not only a clean government but effective ministries with the right people in the right places to move the country forward.
On Independence Day, President Htin Kyaw vowed to create a Constitution that upholds democratic standards.
Seven decades after independence, the people of Myanmar are still yearning for the same things — democracy, unity, equality and prosperity.