Burma’s parliamentary house speaker urges President Thein Sein to facilitate the proposed sexpartite dialogue.
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A vote will go ahead on whether to adopt a constitution review committee’s suggestions on amending the 2008 charter at the next session of parliament beginning 19 January. Previous debate[…]
In response to widespread calls for constitutional reform, Irrawaddy Division’s Chief Minister has announced that there is no need to amend the 2008 constitution.
Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in Burma’s former capital Rangoon on Sunday, calling for an amendment to the military-drafted constitution that would allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to become eligible to run for president.
Exactly four years have passed since Thein Sein’s reformist government was sworn in. But has Naypyidaw lived up to its promise of democratisation?
The United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on Burma’s leaders to move ahead with reforms as he concluded his two-day visit to the country.