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Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015

NLD eyes ex-general for president

Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar with no candidate for president, NLD officials said, and one said it might even support a former general from the pro-military ruling ... New Age Bangladesh, 3 weeks ago
Myanmar says 2015 election won't be delayed Yahoo! Malaysia, 7 hours ago
New Europe

In Myanmar parliament, colourful hats cap divisions

The only question Myanmar opposition lawmaker U Win Htein asked parliament last session was for permission to remove his silk turban, saying it was causing him headaches and hair loss. The 72-year-old, known for his irreverent sense of humour, ...
 New Europe1 day ago In Myanmar, if you want to get ahead, get a hat  Gulf News5 days ago Myanmar won't close labour camps  Bangkok Post1 week ago In Myanmar Parliament, what's on your head matters  Sify1 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 Review6 days 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

Myanmar parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid

Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said today. The campaign has garnered nearly five ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Nearly 5M sign up for changing Myanmar charter  Sify2 months ago

Parliamentarians demand a fair trial for migrant workers

Myanmar's national parliament has approved an urgent proposal demanding that two migrant workers arrested on suspicion of murder on Thailand's Koh Tao island be given a fair trial. Two migrant workers accused of killing two British tourists on ...
 Myanmar Times2 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 US$100m from World Bank to be used on Ayeyawaddy River  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

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 Myanmar2 days ago MHRC plans sub-commissions in other states  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago Rights body shake-up in line with law, insists government  Myanmar Times2 weeks ago Shake-up at Rights Commission doesn't fix problem, say activists  DVB3 weeks ago

Myanmar house to discuss proportional representation system

Myanmar's House of Representatives or lower house of parliament has decided to discuss application of proportional representation (PR) system to elect parliament representatives in the next general election in 2015, parliament sources said Thursday.Despite ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

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 News16 hours ago Pondering a general election delay  Mizzima News3 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 Myanmar6 days ago Are the laws protecting only cronies interest?  Eleven Myanmar1 day ago
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