The move paves the way for CNRP to enter parliament for the first time since elections a year ago.
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.
Sam Rainsy now waits for approval from the National Election Committee.
He says electoral reform must be made through parliament.
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.
Under the agreement, the opposition will end a boycott of parliament in return for electoral reforms by the government.
The ruling and opposition parties issue joint statement to defuse tensions following violent protests.
He calls on international community to address the ‘deplorable” situation.
President Thein Sein’s adviser speaks about the challenges facing the country’s education system
Rights groups find no evidence to suggest any of the seven arrested lawmakers incited or participated in violence.
She discusses pressing issues with the government’s rights commission.
The group is accused of inciting violence.
The sentence has drawn the ire of local media.
A confrontation at the park leaves dozens injured.
A crash leaves four military personnel dead and another injured.
His ashes are to be interred in a stupa in the palace alongside the remains of his favorite daughter.
The reporters were convicted because of 'national security' concerns, he says.
The U.S.-based dissident could face a serious charge of criminal conspiracy.
The five are convicted of damaging national security and trespassing.
The sentencing marks at least his sixth under the current administration.
He threatens to revoke the nation’s press freedoms.
Protesters demand an apology for official claims over disputed territory.
Nearly a dozen are injured as villagers clash with workers of a politically-connected company.
Around 100 others have been charged with violating a Mandalay curfew.
Myanmar President Thein Sein calls on people to avoid incitement of unrest.
Two people are killed in the latest communal violence to hit the country.
A rights group calls for international donors to pressure the government over abuses.