Large crowds clad in adoring T-shirts turn out to wish the State Counselor a happy 74th birthday in Yangon, Mandalay and elsewhere.
Whether it’s in the life of a nation or a person, holding on to optimism can keep us moving forward.
Proposals to be submitted to Parliament next month; report recommends articles be repealed, amended, expanded or retained.
The country is only halfway toward the goal of full democracy that was envisioned in 1988.
A detailed breakdown of the chapters and articles most likely to be targeted for reform by the government
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
Number of Tatmadaw-appointed lawmakers will decline naturally when Myanmar has politicians who ‘really care’ about the country—spokesman
Party seeks to reassure public as military steps up opposition to changes to ‘essence’ of Constitution
Killers have taken history into their hands on several occasions in the recent past. Some achieved their immediate goals, others didn’t—but history will be their ultimate judge
Opposition lawmakers, the military and officials of the former government have had plenty to say about the NLD’s move to begin charter change.
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
Tatmadaw’s political role safeguards transition to democracy, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing tells Asahi Shimbun
The Irrawaddy charts the fluctuations in Myanmar's key economic and social indicators—GDP, FDI, current account, trade volume and inflation, as well as rankings in corruption, press
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
Ruling party proposed forming a committee so that no side would lose face, NLD lawmaker says.