Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing is thought to want a new chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party ahead of the proposed 2023 election.
Ashin Chekinda helped establish the violently nationalist Ma Ba Tha and continues to do the military’s bidding.
As coup leader Min Aung Hlaing plots to become president and consolidate military rule, he has turned to his mentor Than Shwe for advice.
U Khin Yi, a key aide of junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, was rewarded for his part in the military takeover.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing may be preparing to amend the 2008 constitution at the Yangon building where it was drafted.
Given the military’s rigging and rejections of previous elections, no one believes the coup leader’s assurances that a free and fair poll will be held next year.
Junta Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is believed to want a new USDP chair to help smooth his path to the presidency.
The 77-year-old is enjoying his retirement in the capital Naypyitaw, apparently unconcerned that the coup leader is brutalizing the Myanmar people.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party will elect new leaders next month ahead of the proposed 2023 election.
Min Aung Hlaing’s offer of dialogue with ethnic armed organizations is a sign he knows the junta faces an uphill battle against the resistance movement.
Min Aung Hlaing will be the first military dictator to hold the parade, which in the past has only been presided over by civilian leaders.
U Soe Thane, once hailed as the int’l face of U Thein Sein’s 2011 reforms, writes in his latest book that the military should have overthrown the NLD govt much sooner.
Ex-minister U Soe Thane writes that current immigration minister U Khin Yi organized the rallies, including some where thugs attacked pro-democracy supporters.
Former general U Thein Sein gave five million kyats to the military’s proxy political party for members killed or wounded while acting as suspected regime informants.
Less than a month after the NLD’s 2015 general election victory, Myanmar’s new leader met Senior General Than Shwe, the man who ordered her kept under house arrest.