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  • July 30, 2014

    Opposition fights on against PR system

    Suu Kyi, also a Lower House MP, was speaking to the media after a regular parliamentary session held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. "We support what the speaker had said, but not the proposal of MP Aung Zin," said Suu Kyi. "NLD MPs will sign and submit a petition," she said. The announcement followed the Lower...

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  • July 30, 2014

    President's spokesman Ye Htut named information minister

    ...-scale reshuffle was likely before the end of the government's term. Ye Htut and Than Aung will replace Information Minister Aung Kyi and Health Minister Pe Thet Khin, whose resignations were approved by the president yesterday. According to the President's Order No 17/2014...

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  • July 29, 2014

    UN envoy warns 2015 election may not be genuine

    ... region. She also met with ministers and department heads in Nay Pyi Taw. She also met with the National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi, the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, Myanmar Human Rights Commission and Interfaith Dialogue Group.

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  • July 29, 2014

    US condemns lack of freedom of religion

    ... affairs, foreign affairs and home affairs, the speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, parliamentarians including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, members of civil society, scholars, and representatives of other governments. "The US government led international community calls for an end to sectarian...

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  • July 28, 2014

    Lower House to discuss new electoral system

    Forty-two MPs, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, earlier objected to the proposal introduced by MP Aung Zin from the National Democratic Force Party on July 24. In protest against the decision, some 30 representatives of ethnic political parties refused to attend the parliamentary session...

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  • July 28, 2014

    UN envoy warns of 'permanent segregation'

    ... in the media and on the Internet, which have fuelled and triggered further violence," she said. The envoy, who met opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and held meetings with government officials in the capital Nay Pyi Daw during her visit, called for new measures to combat incitement.

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  • July 26, 2014

    UN envoy warns of 'permanent segregation' in unrest-hit west Myanmar

    ... in the media and on the Internet, which have fuelled and triggered further violence," she said. The envoy, who met opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and held meetings with government officials in the capital Naypyidaw during her visit, called for new measures to combat incitement.

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  • July 25, 2014

    Lower House to discuss new electoral system despite objections

    Forty-two MPs, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, earlier objected to the proposal introduced by MP Aung Zin from the National Democratic Force Party on July 24. In protest against the decision, some 30 representatives of ethnic political parties refused to attend the parliamentary session on July...

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  • July 23, 2014

    Nationwide signature campaign for constitution change ends

    ... what to do next with the results. In June, the party announced that it had collected more than 3 million signatures. NLD chairman Aung San Suu Kyi earlier said it would be submitted to parliament, to show policy-makers how desperate the public want to amend the junta-imposed 2008 Constitution. ...

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  • July 22, 2014

    Strong turnout across country for Martyrs Day

    ... tribute to the fallen heroes at the Martyrs Mausoleum. And the martyrs' surviving family members like Aung San's children, Aung San Oo and Aung San Suu Kyi, paid their respect. Afterwards, thousands of people proceeded in groups of procession to the mausoleum in the afternoon to pay homage to their heroes...

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