The generals who built Naypyitaw will not be forced from it via charter change; can the city’s old and new residents work together to manage a transition to democracy?
A proposal by President U Win Myint to join an international anti-corruption training institution was approved by Parliament on Monday.
This week, The Irrawaddy talks to one of the NLD’s point men on charter change about the party’s objectives for the process, and what’s at stake for the country.
Some money for 1st half of fiscal 2018-19 has yet to be dispersed pending the results of tender process, deputy minister tells Parliament in response to NLD proposal.
Tatmadaw appointees and their USDP allies plan a parliamentary show of force against constitutional changes proposed by NLD, ethnic parties.
Spokesman says Washington’s sanctions against military leaders insult not just the Tatmadaw, but all Myanmar people.
Incident follows bomb scare at party lawmakers’ living quarters in Naypyitaw, and comes amid tension over govt’s charter-amendment push.
A graphic guide to the work of the joint parliamentary panel set up to draft changes to the 2008 Constitution, which submitted a list of 3,765 proposals on Monday.
In proposed charter changes, ANP, SNLD and others call for immediate return to barracks, while the NLD suggests a gradual phasing out of the Tatmadaw from Parliament.
USDP, others exploiting public’s lack of knowledge of Children’s Rights Law, claiming amendments will lead to citizenship for foreigners, President’s Office says.
This week, we talk about Parliament, the NLD’s relationship with ethnic parties and the chances for constitutional change before and after the 2020 election.
A Party spokesperson says most of the complaints are fabricated by party members seeking to gain an advantage in upcoming elections.
The regional administration’s canceled budget request for 16 billion kyats for non-essential items was just the latest in an embarrassingly long line of missteps.
President U Win Myint has proposed that each state and regional government create a ministry of immigration and human resources.
Speaking on her 74th birthday, State Counselor reminds party’s lawmakers they have a duty to their country and constituents.