|U Ko Ko Gyi, one of the leaders of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society. Photo: Nyain Thit Nyi/Mizzima|
Myanmar’s armed forces should change their stance on the amendment of the constitution and how they deal with ethnic groups, U Ko Ko Gyi, one of the leaders of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, told media November 21.
Nay Pyi Taw - Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says she accepts Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann’s view that proposed amendments to the 2008 Constitution will have to be put a vote in parliament only after the 2015 general elections.
Yangon (AFP) – The National League for Democracy admitted admitted it cannot win its fight to change a constitution that bars Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from Myanmar's presidency.
Yangon (AFP) - The 2008 constitution, which bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, cannot be changed before elections in November 2015, said Thura U Shwe Mann, speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on November 18.
Nay Pyi Taw – The Lower House of Myanmar’s parliament has decided to keep the First-Past-the-Post electoral system recently discussed by 38 MPs.
Nay Pyi Taw – Myanmar MPs say US President Barack Obama has urged the Myanmar authorities to end military involvement in politics and put the military under the control of a genuine civilian government.