The law will give NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi a position similar to that of prime minister.
A journalist reflects on what Burma’s historic handover of power means for her as a citizen, and as a member of her profession.
A special sitting of Burma’s Union Parliament elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s first democratically-elected president since 1962.
The lower and upper houses have announced they will decide between two candidates respectively for their submissions to the presidential pool of nominees.
The speaker of the union parliament has confirmed that Burma’s second legislature will convene at the beginning of February – as the NLD prepares to govern,
Just days after the NLD clinched an election victory, lawmakers elected in the flawed 2010 polls are due to legislate for another two and a half months.