Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s letter of condolence to former dictator U Than Shwe on the loss of his son-in-law has caused a stir, but it should come as no surprise.
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
Activists say the ruling party’s refusal to heed local sensitivities is already taking a toll
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
As the government equivocates, public outrage against the dam project is building.
Ruling party lawmaker set to ask Parliament to form joint committee to consider changes to military-drafted charter
Daw Lei Lei Maw says she would welcome an official probe into nepotism allegations.
Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
Ruling party delegations are beating a path to Beijing’s door as Chinese Communist Party hosts ‘goodwill’ and ‘training’ visits and fosters party-to-party ties