The ex-candidates, whose election victories were denied by the military, vow to deliver major constitutional reform with their allies.
President U Win Myint also issued a decree that nullified the “conditional release” stipulated in Article 401 (1) for those convicted on political charges.
Mired beneath the Yangon River for more than four centuries, the Dhammazedi Bell has become a symbol of all that unites and divides this nation.
Alleged executions by Tatmadaw, charging of Karenni protesters ignored by Parliament, they say.
Party acknowledges missteps, begins structural reform amid heightened political competition
Pro-democracy activist Ko Mya Aye questions the political parties' broad policy of establishing democracy and federalism.
From Mao’s revolution to Belt and Road engagement — A chronology of relations between China and Myanmar from 1949 to today.
The Irrawaddy’s San Yamin Aung speaks with representatives of five political parties about their hopes and plans leading up to the 2015 polls.
In conjunction with international fund, plan would see unused land turned over to would-be farmers and smallholders.