The EU observers praised the UEC for its handling of last year’s election, but noted structural problems that still needed to be resolved.
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A bill submitted to the upper house of parliament on Thursday would enable Suu Kyi to formalise her position “above the president”.
National League for Democracy co-founder Tin Oo speaks to DVB about his party’s historic rise to power and the challenges that lie ahead.
A source close to Thein Sein said the former president will begin his stint in the monkhood on the day Burma’s new government takes power.
The legacy of reforms that marked the early part of outgoing President Thein Sein’s administration has been marred by renewed repression.