Her lectures came amid the military's attempts to resist her party's moves to amend the military-drafted Constitution in Parliament.
USDP and military representatives in Parliament have opposed the proportional breakdown of the proposed committee for amending Myanmar’s disputed Constitution.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
State legislators agreed to debate a proposal that would urge the Union government to find a way to end the fighting between the Myanmar military and AA in northern Rakhine.
The military-backed USDP wants just one change to the charter, and it has nothing to do with curbing the special privileges it grants the armed forces.
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
Apart from food deliveries, the ICRC says most of its field activities in the area have been on hold for weeks, leaving many communities without access to essential services.
A spokesman for the State Counselor's Office said the pilot brought down the military helicopter safely in eastern Shan State after detecting a hydraulic fluid leak.
The Irrawaddy breaks down the constitutional reform committee's path to approval in graphics and numbers.
The ethnic armed group said more than 120 people displaced by its fight with the military in Paletwa Township have taken shelter in territory near the border under its control.
Of the 30 lawmakers who joined Tuesday's debate on whether to form the committee, only five — all from the military-backed USDP — objected.
Three explosive devices went off in Ann Township only minutes after a military convoy passed the area on Monday, according to local officials and residents. No one was injured.
36 lawmakers scheduled to take part, but not a single military appointee is among them
The Irrawaddy interviews U Aung Kyi Nyunt, the NLD lawmaker who proposed in Parliament this week for a committee to be formed to work on changing the troublesome 2008 Constitution.
"If we participate in the debate, it would be interpreted that we approve the proposal,” one military lawmaker said.