NLD faces stiff opposition from military MPs over charter amendment proposal

Proposal to change constitution faces opposition

A parliamentarian from the National League for Democracy (NLD) has put forward a proposal to put together a parliamentary committee that shall work on preparing changes to the 2008 Constitution. The move has already seen strong opposition from milita
Facebook shuts more accounts in Myanmar over covert messages

Facebook shuts hundreds of pages linked to military

Social media giant Facebook shuts hundreds of military-linked pages on its platform, for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior”.  The most popular social media app in Myanmar has come under considerable criticism for failing to crackdown
Myanmar demonstrators condemn foreign intervention

Pro-Tatmadaw rally held in Yangon

Thousands of supporters of Myanmar’s military, also called Tatmadaw, held a march through downtown Yangon on Sunday, where they showed their support for the Tatmadaw and criticised what they said was international involvement in domestic affairs, a
UK Foreign Secretary's Myanmar Visit

UK Foreign Minister completes Myanmar visit

Jeremy Hunt, the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, last week completed a two-day visit to Myanmar, where he travelled to northern Rakhine State, met with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, but was denied a meeting with senior members of the m
Top military officials' pages banned on Facebook

Facebook bans military-related pages

Social media giant Facebook has banned military head Senior General Min Aung Hlaing as well as other army officials from its platform following the publication of a UN report that was scathing of the Myanmar military’s crackdown in northern Rakhine