|Commission formed to choose suitable democratic system
Nay Pyi Taw, 31 July
A delegation led by Mr Alexander C Feldman, chairman of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC), called on Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and the Lower House, at Zabuthiri Hall of theRead More
|PR System debated at Lower House
The Lower House session on Friday debated a proposal calling for the adoption of a suitable electoral system for lower house elections, submitted by Representative U Aung Zin from Pazundaung Constituency. Representative Daw Dwe Bu of Ingyanyan Constituency said thatRead More
|Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets media persons, Australian guests
Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann accepted a call by local and foreign media persons on Thursday at the Hluttaw Building in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the call, the Speaker, committee members U Aung Thaung and U Htay Oo repliedRead More
|Union Government urged to halt military operations in Shan State
At the Lower House on Tuesday, an urgent proposal calling for the union government to quickly halt military operations in Kehsi township of Loilem district, Shan State was issued.
U Sai Um Hsai Mai from Kehsi township said clashesRead More
|Investigation commission to continute its tasks for interest of farmland losers
In the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’sThursday session,Speaker of PyidaungsuHluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann said that since 8 August2012, the investigationcommission has been conductingthe investigationfor sufferings of the people in land confiscations.Read More
|Parliament discusses future loans from World Bank, Int’l Fund for Agricultural Development
A US$100 million loan from the World Bank Nay Pyi Taw, 2 July— A US$100 million loan from the World Bank ment were discussed at the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session on Wednesday, with a Union budget report for the second six-month period from October to March presented byRead More
|About 3,000 patients in Yangon receive free eye care services
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann attended a ceremony on Sunday, which was held to launch free eye care services to poor patients in Yangon.
|Myanmar Parliamentary Union meets
Myanmar Parliamentary Union held a meeting on Tuesday to seek advice on capacity building of Myanmar parliamentarians and points
|Thura U Shwe Mann receives Danish ambassador
Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Lower House speaker Thura U Shwe Mann on Tuesday received the Ambassador of Denmark to Myanmar H.E. Mr. Mikael Hemniti Winther at Parliament Building here.
|Lower House Speaker meets chairman of Japan- Myanmar Parliamentarian Friendship League
Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann accepted a call by Mr Ichiro AISAWA, Chairman of the Japan-Myanmar Parliamentarian Friendship League and party on Wednesday at his office in Nay Pyi Taw. Also present at the call were chairmen and officials from the Lower House Committees and JapaneseRead More