Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
UPDJC bloc disavows comments, which upset Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Rakhine politicians say major parties have never been asked to self-censor
Surprise action follows detention of three Arakan activists
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
The degree to which the various FPNCC groups will be allowed to participate remains unclear, however.
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.
At the second party congress, lawmakers welcome criticism and reaffirm campaign promises.
Military representatives oppose the inclusion of an international member but both sides know they must somehow carry out an investigation that is acceptable to the international co
Energy minister says urgent action needed or country may face dire electricity shortages in 3 years
Gov’t says ‘independent’ panel to include one international member, 2 local experts; in separate move, Naypyitaw inks MoU on Rohingya repatriation with 2 UN agencies
A survivor of the Depayin Massacre in 2003 describes how regime-linked thugs attacked a convoy in rural Sagaing Region that included Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Malaysians began voting in what is likely to be the country's closest-fought general election.
On the eve of the referendum that ushered in the current charter, pro-democracy activists debated whether it was a step in the right direction or the death-knell for their movement