Senior military leaders said any report by the charter amendment committee would be incomplete and warned there would be consequences if constitutional rules were breached.
24 The News For 24 February 2019
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Refugees at Cox’s Bazar camp mistook documentary crew for traffickers when they stopped to give clothes to young girls
Four villagers from Mrauk-U Township missing since AA, Tatmadaw clashed on Tuesday
Opposition lawmakers, the military and officials of the former government have had plenty to say about the NLD’s move to begin charter change.
Nurul Alam had been involved in a number of arms robberies and murders in the Cox’s Bazar district since 2016.
Group kidnaps pair after demanding weapons from police in Paletwa’s Than Taung village
The outer circular road will be constructed first in four phases and will connect Yangon’s major industrial zones with the nearby airport, highway and port.
An agenda for the Conference on Disarmament showed the state counselor was scheduled to speak. She has been replaced by U Kyaw Tin, Union minister for international cooperation.
Sources say Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil exporter, will sign a pact to build a refinery and petrochemical project in Liaoning Province in a joint venture with China's Norinco.
Soldiers reportedly responded to a mine blast near Myin Hpu by firing indiscriminately on the village for an hour
Soldiers told the teen's family they opened fire as he was running away from them, thinking he might be a rebel fighter, according to the Ta'ang Women's Organization.
Her lectures came amid the military's attempts to resist her party's moves to amend the military-drafted Constitution in Parliament.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said he wanted to "more fully understand the UK's reasoning."
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