UPDJC agrees in principle to allow administrative regions and states a federal right to adopt their own constitutions, but only on the basis that they do not seek to break…
Military-appointed members of Burma’s parliament say that introducing a new role equal in power to the president would be unconstitutional.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) said on Thursday that it had not decided on its nominations for Union Parliament’s four speaker roles, contrary to reports in international media.
The son-in-law of Burma’s former junta chief has been selected among the military appointed representatives that will sit in next month’s new-look legislatures.
Australia’s former ambassador to Burma, Trevor Wilson, speaks about how far Burma has come since his tenure, and why he thinks Thein Sein is under-valued.
The manifesto pledges to make the military “strategically efficient”, equip it with advanced technology, and include it in the executive system.