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Constitutional reform in Burma: What next?

By Tue, Jun 30, 2015 10:59AM UTC 0 Comment

On June 25 the Burmese parliament rejected five proposed constitutional amendments, including the removal of a clause that effectively gives the army a veto over constitutional change....

Burmese disappointed but unshaken after constitution change vote fails

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 3:53PM UTC 0 Comment

“I am not happy about it, I want the Constitution to be changed and Aung San Suu Kyi to become president. But I do not think they will change it before the elections.”...

Burma’s parliament blocks changes to constitution

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 5:53PM UTC 0 Comment

YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma's parliament has voted against proposed constitutional amendments, ensuring that the military's veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president in an election this year....

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi meets Xi Jinping in China

By Thu, Jun 11, 2015 5:11PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing aimed at building ties with her country's powerful neighbor....

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on tricky China visit

By Wed, Jun 10, 2015 11:03AM UTC 0 Comment

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is traveling to China this week for her first visit to the Asian powerhouse. The four-day visit, starting Wednesday, comes at a pivotal time as Beijing attempts to bolster its influence in the Southeast Asian nation....