Police say they found the grenade in the home of Tun Myint Oo, who refused to leave a village he helped resettle with non-Muslims after it was cleared of Rohingya last year.
Bank’s Yangon office says Bangladesh newspaper report stems from “misunderstanding.”
If evidence points to UN, an official complaint will be lodged, spokesman says
Court to rule next week on whether to charge journalists accused of violating Official Secrets Act
"I think there is still a lot of work to do till large-scale repatriation is a realistic possibility,” Peter Maurer said.
The Irrawaddy digs into a new report from the commission on the obstacles it faced, what it got right and could have done better, and the cycle of violence in Rakhine State.
The UN human rights investigator on Myanmar called on the govt to "dismantle the system of discrimination" against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
"If they're Bengali," one soldier assured his friends, "they'll be killed."
A senior Myanmar official told Western diplomats that a proposal to review a citizenship law that effectively renders most Rohingya Muslims stateless could not be implemented.
With UN General Assembly looming, calls for sanctions are likely to continue, many local experts and politicians believe.
Relations between the NLD government and Myanmar army appear to be hanging by a thread with their leaders at loggerheads over international involvement in the Rohingya crisis.
In a new report, the advisory commission says the spokesman undermined its work by claiming its role was to shield the government from international criticism.
President’s Office says court is trying to increase international pressure on Naypyitaw.
Readers’ Perspectives: The issues in the strife-torn region stem from migration; this is not a religious conflict, writes Kyaw Lat.
USDP spokesman U Thein Tun Oo said an office for the special envoy in the country's capital would put Myanmar's sovereignty and unity at risk.