Myanmar to Hold By-Elections at End of Year

2014-03-20 Myanmar lawmakers attend a parliamentary session in Naypyidaw, Aug. 16, 2013. AFP Myanmar will hold by-elections in November or December this year to fill 30 seats in parliament and state legislatures, the country’s top polls official said Thursday, in a move that allows political parties to test their strength ahead of crucial general elections […]

2015 Elections: Review Committee deals blow to Suu Kyi’s hopes & more News

Review Committee deals blow to Suu Kyi’s hopes The Irrawaddy – 12 June 2014 The Constitutional Amendment Implementation Committee has voted overwhelmingly to recommend retaining Article 59(f) of the Constitution. In a committee meeting on 6 June, “only five members voted to amend it,” a USDP lawmaker has told The Irrawaddy, adding that committee members from the military and […]