23 august 2019

Parliamentary Debate on Myanmar Constitutional Reform Gears Up


YANGON— Myanmar’s parliamentary debate over constitutional reform geared up Friday, with military-appointed lawmakers renewing their opposition to the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party’s attempts to amend the Charter. Eight military officers of high rank—including brigadier general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major and captain—strongly objected in Parliament to the bill committee’s suggestion that its proposed draft bill to amend the Constitution be examined by the 45-member [...]