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MNHRC an independent agency, says rights panel chief

:51 Commission chairman Win Mra at Parliament on October 17. (Photo-EMG) The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) is an autonomous body though it was set up by the government, rights commission chairman Win Mra told Parliament ... Eleven Myanmar, 5 days ago

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Myanmar charter plan kills chance of Suu Kyi becoming president

YANGON Myanmar's joint house committee on constitutional amendment recommended in a report presented to parliament Wednesday that a clause be maintained in the charter effectively barring opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for ...
 Japan Times1 day ago Myanmar parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid  Business Standard2 months ago Nearly 5M sign up for changing Myanmar charter  Sify2 months ago

Myanmar parliament mulls electoral changes favoring ruling bloc

YANGON -- Parliament began deliberations Tuesday on introducing proportional representation in national elections, a move seen benefiting the ruling coalition going into next fall's contest. Myanmar now uses single-member constituencies. A ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 days ago Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015  Yahoo! Malaysia3 days ago Myanmar says 2015 election won't be delayed  Yahoo! Malaysia3 days ago Myanmar confirms free and fair election in 2015  Malay Mail2 days ago
New Europe

Myanmar on a Nonproliferation Roll

On September 30, Myanmar's parliament approved the government's proposal to accede to the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). The proposal to accede to this convention, which bans the development, production, and stockpiling of biological ...
 National Interest2 days ago Myanmar's Military Lawmakers Refuse to Give up Veto Power  Radio Free Asia1 day ago In Myanmar parliament, colourful hats cap divisions  New Europe4 days ago In Myanmar, if you want to get ahead, get a hat  Gulf News1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar's parliamentarians get vocal

YANGON -- The regional government in Yangon triggered a surprising chain of events in August, when it said it would award an $8 billion city expansion contract to a little-known company with a vague financial history. Local media launched ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Yangon new town project suspended  Eleven Myanmar3 weeks ago Myanmar suspends Yangon city expansion plan  Global Times3 weeks ago Myanmar kills $8bn Yangon project  Bangkok Post3 weeks ago

Myanmar axes bypolls for 35 seats

Myanmar’s election commission on Sunday scrapped November byelections in 35 parliamentary seats, citing the pressure of hosting an upcoming regional summit and extra costs ahead of a nationwide poll in 2015. The Union Election Commission made the surprise ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Tougher sentences for traffickers

A new law to protect Myanmar migrant workers has been submitted to parliament, with stronger penalties for human trafficking. Deputy Minister for Labour Daw Win Maw Tun told parliament on October 15 that the updated law had been framed with ...
 Myanmar Times1 day ago Parliamentarians demand a fair trial for migrant workers  Myanmar Times5 days ago Union parliament approves proposal to take agricultural loans from MEB  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago Myanmar parliament approves loans from World Bank  Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago
VOA News

Myanmar Announces General Elections for Late Next Year

YANGON— Myanmar, also known as Burma, has announced that it will hold its next parliamentary elections in late October or early November of next year. Chairman of the Election Commission for the Yangon region, Ko Ko, made the announcement ...
 VOA News3 days ago Myanmar Opposition Welcomes Election Announcement  VOA News2 days ago Pondering a general election delay  Mizzima News5 days ago

Public service TV and broadcasting enterprise must be independent

:46 Myanmar's Upper House of Parliament yesterday approved a television and broadcasting bill drafted by the information ministry. The Upper House's Joint Bill Committee said the Public Service TV and Broadcasting Enterprise, to be ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago Are the laws protecting only cronies interest?  Eleven Myanmar4 days ago

Peace Centre chairman startles Parliament with enemies comments

:40 In a startling statement to Parliament on October 13, Aung Min, chairman of Myanmar Peace Centre (MPC), claimed the organisation had enemies inside it and that foreign funding of ethnic groups had been responsible for prolonging Myanmar's ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago MPC has enemies inside: chairman  Eleven Myanmar1 week ago
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