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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 the

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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 that

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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 replied

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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 clashes

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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.

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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 by

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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.

It was organized by Upper House’s Relief and Resettlement Committee and a 20-member team led by Eye

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Myanmar Parliamentary Union meets

Myanmar Parliamentary Union held a meeting on Tuesday to seek advice on capacity building of Myanmar parliamentarians and points

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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 Japanese

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