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Myanmar Army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has defended the military’s constitutionally guaranteed allotment of 25 percent of seats in the national legislature, saying it remains necessary to safeguard Myanmar’s stable transition to multiparty democracy.
SITTWE—Three missing members of the Daingnet ethnic community of Thinbaw Hla Village in Rakhine State’s Maungdaw Township were found dead on Saturday according to the village administrato
Seeking an appealing election issue to run on next year, NLD looks to change Myanmar’s constitution without antagonising the military.
China’s hurry to revive the Myitsone dam projects has renewed concerns among ethnic Kachin and Myanmar’s people. Last week thousands of people in Kachin state protested, calling once again for a permanent stop to the projects.
The National League for Democracy has met an election pledge with its move to amend the constitution, but there’s scepticism about its chances of success without Tatmadaw support.
Nationalists marched at the weekend in downtown Yangon to urge MPs to amend the constitution according to parliament’s rules.
Shona Loong and Gray Rinehart discuss how local leaders in post-secondary schools pave the way for inclusive, critical, and community-based learning.
Shona Loong and Gray Rinehart
Since Myanmar embarked on its political transition, political elites in the country have championed that peace is the premise for economic and social development.
Genocidal crimes don’t occur by chance and require years of preparation. The rationale for justifying such horrendous crimes is often provided by the evil geniuses or the ideologues within the dominant group.
The United Nations on Friday (Feb 15) called for US$920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.