A government negotiator says it will be finalized early next month.
The nearly five million signatures the petition received reflects 'the people's voice.'
Violence erupts over a marketplace argument.
Critics say one month is not enough time to canvas the country’s remote regions.
Talks over the weekend may be among the last with armed ethnic groups.
Shortcomings in the work of the ministers are cited for the changes.
But the Lower House speaker warns the system could factionalize ethnic groups.
She also warns of recent reversals to press freedoms and other political reforms.
MSF is invited back to the region after being expelled in February.
The ruling USDP pushes for a proportional representation plan despite opposition from NLD and ethnic parties.
She calls for ‘a frank and open exchange of views’ in her first trip to the nation.
It plans to double its current number by the end of the tally.
A court withdraws an earlier charge of corruption.
President Thein Sein’s adviser speaks about the challenges facing the country’s education system
She discusses pressing issues with the government’s rights commission.
The sentence has drawn the ire of local media.
The reporters were convicted because of 'national security' concerns, he says.