Gov’t officials question AA representatives about viral statement as NRPC meets with non-signatories to NCA in Naypyitaw.
We present a roundup of The Irrawaddy’s recent coverage of the NLD’s efforts to kick-start constitutional reform, and the forces arrayed against it.
The ruling party may be able to chip away at the military's proxies and business interests. But tinkering with its constitutional privileges may prove a step too far.
SNLD chief skeptical that NLD’s charter reform can succeed; he adds that Myanmar is ‘too weak’ to reject China’s BRI plans
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
The ruling party proposed the constitutional amendment during a meeting of the joint committee now reviewing the military-drafted charter for possible changes.
In a message honoring the two who were shot dead by police at Rangoon Institute of Technology 31 years ago, she urges the nation to learn the lessons of their sacrifice.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
Military and ANP lawmakers said plans to let a special committee vet a proposal to have regional chief ministers elected violates the law or would unnecessarily delay reform.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the likelihood and potential scope of constitutional amendments among a divided government.
Committee members reviewed the first 14 articles of the Constitution, including a clause guaranteeing the military a role in politics, but declined to discuss what was said.
The government says thousands of Rohingya in northern Rakhine have been issued so-called green cards this year granting them partial citizenship, and that more will get them soon.
While ethnic minority parties want chief ministers elected by local lawmakers, they are concerned that it could end up giving even more power to the military.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the Tatmadaw’s strongly negative initial reactions to the NLD’s constitutional reform bid.