They also criticize the government’s response to peaceful protests of the bill.
The election body says the move would enable political parties to concentrate on the 2015 general elections.
They say a key waterway has been contaminated by waste.
Buddhist leaders say the group would ‘interfere with stability.’
The demonstrations come after President Thein Sein returns the National Education Bill to parliament.
A split within the group comes amid negotiations for a nationwide cease-fire agreement.
The move by the UWSA and NDAA adds optimism to a deal that could be forged this year.
The move comes amid concerns about a massive inflow of ‘black money’ into the booming real estate industry.
He says low-priced housing should supplement better enforced rent laws.
She warns that President Thein Sein’s reforms have stalled.
A local court turns down their request to file a counter lawsuit against the monastic committee.
Their donation will assist in providing them with education and health care.
A government negotiator says it will be finalized early next month.
It gives an assurance to ethnic groups about the new system in talks to forge a nationwide cease-fire agreement.
The farmers had earlier demonstrated against the seizure of their land.
They say Naypyidaw is forging ahead without addressing ethnic concerns.
The nearly five million signatures the petition received reflects 'the people's voice.'