“The bill is not in line with either legal or democratic standards, nor with the stance of the NLD,” said Nyo Nyo Thin.
The NLD won nine of 19 vacant seats at this weekend’s by-elections, largely failing to recreate the landslide victory it enjoyed at the polls in 2015.
Upper House Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than in Thursday’s sitting of the chamber advised MPs to keep it classy, after an Arakanese lawmaker accused him of shooting down an urgent…
Education Minister Myo Thein Gyi argued successfully that peace must be implemented nationwide before changes to education development in ethnic regions are contemplated.
Burma’s parliament on Tuesday passed a bill amending the 2016 Union Budget Law to cut spending in 14 government ministries.
Mahn Win Khaing, who was elected into the role of upper house speaker, will also serve as the chair of Burma’s bicameral union parliament.