UEC chairperson Tin Aye confirmed that parliament missed the deadline to change to proportional representation.
Twenty-six MPs petition the tribunal to opine on whether a Proportional Representation electoral system would be in accordance with the Constitution.
Burma’s amyothar hluttaw approves by a majority vote the adoption of proportional representation for all future elections at a Union level, and for all states and divisions.
The lower house of parliament decides to continue using the “first-past-the-post” (FPTP) voting system in future elections.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says a referendum should be held to gauge public opinion on the various types of voting systems proposed for Burma’s 2015 elections.
DVB’s Shwe Aung speaks to Saw Than Myint, co-founder of the multi-ethnic Federal Union Party (FUP) and spokesperson for the Nationalities Brotherhood Federation (NBF), about the history of the two…