After her party’s electoral triumph, Aung San Suu Kyi has almost got the power she wants
The clause can be legally removed only through a two-thirds vote in Parliament
Burma's parliament has begun a new and historic session dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, which will install the country's first democratically-elected government in more than 50 years.
Pro-democracy leader whose party will soon take over power says children 'read less because the use of technology has increased'
Meeting indicates that the military regime have decided to swallow their democratic medicine and allow the results of the poll to lead to a peaceful transition of power for the first time in the country’s 70-year history
But it will probably take many years before travel to areas such as remote parts of Kachin state and the Wa territory is safe for tourists
World View: The country is already unrecognisable from the paranoid surveillance state of five years ago
Despite her party's win, Ms Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from becoming president
The Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, which appears headed for a massive election victory, has accused the government election panel of intentionally delaying results, saying it wants to “maybe play a trick.”
Peter Popham reports from Rangoon on Aung San Suu Kyi’s overwhelming victory in an election many thought would never happen
In Rangoon, thousands flocked to polling stations before dawn, waiting up to two hours for them to open
President Thein Sein and his colleagues are playing the Buddhist card, gambling that it can tilt the balance their way
The NLD won a landslide victory in 1990 but the junta responded by throwing the MPs-elect in jail
The South-east Asian nation heads to the polls next week for a landmark general election
Supporters openly show their colours in first poll without censorship for 50 years - but victory is not guaranteed
The Rohingya are a controversial topic in Burma and Ms Suu Kyi is not expected to visit the areas where most of their camps are located