The National League for Democracy believes it can reverse course on parliament’s rejection of charter reform changes that would allow Aung San Suu Kyi to become president.
The parliamentarian says Senior General Than Shwe should be consulted about possible changes to a charter that gives military lawmakers effective veto power.
But political opposition figures say that military-appointed lawmakers may block genuine reform.
Key provisions promised in talks are not included in the law's final version, they say.
He says the film's inclusion in a festival does not indicate an improved rights climate.
Accounts of the incident differ as to who fired the first shots.
Hostilities between government troops and Kokang rebels also resume in neighboring Shan state.
Authorities have collected about 400,000 of the previous temporary identifications cards from Rohingya Muslims.
A spokesman from the president’s office says leaders will decide the next step if the armed ethnic group launches no further attacks.
The armed ethnic group does not want fighting to disrupt the country’s general elections.
The Union party included a change that would require no less than 70 percent of lawmakers to amend the constitution.
The group will now send the amended document to the government.
Seventy-one bodies were found at one site and 35 at another location on Malaysia’s border with Thailand.
Authorities have sent home about 150 boat people and are verifying the identities of more than 800 others.
They say the presence of ‘Bengalis’ poses a security threat to the already unstable region.
Nobel laureate’s June 10-14 trip comes amid friction over conflict on Myanmar-China border.
Journalists shut out of parliament get some support from opposition, who warn of media freedom erosion.