Myanmar government spokeswoman Aye Aye Soe said the administration is "deeply concerned by reports of potential human rights abuses and have already set up an Investigation Commission led by Vice President U Myint Swe."
Before capping off his two-day official visit in Myanmar, President Rodrigo Duterte met with the country's two highest officials on Monday to forge deeper bilateral ties and cooperation in food production.
For the third year in a row, Myanmar topped the Charities Aid Foundation World Giving Index which averages out the percentage of people in each country who donated money, volunteered or helped a stranger in the previous month.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi called on Wednesday for the lifting of economic sanctions against her country and President Barack Obama, in their first White House meeting since she became her country's leader, said the United States was ready to do so.
A spokesman for Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition National League for Democracy projected that the party had won 80% of the vote nationwide, based on its unofficial data collated from polling stations across the country.