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'
World View: The life of Aung San Suu Kyi, who successfully confronted dictatorship, is too sensitive for publication in China
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
Leader's win leads a near total sweep by the National League for Democracy party
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
As Burma prepares for its most important election in a generation, Peter Popham in Rangoon talks to former supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who are unhappy with her party’s methods
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
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