Newly-elected National League of Democracy (NLD) members of parliament en route to Naypyidaw. Photo: AFP

New democratic era dawns in Myanmar as recently elected MPs report for duty on first day of parliament

Some 390 NLD MPs are due to take their seats in the national parliament today, turning the tables on the army-backed party that dominated the legislature alongside a bloc of unelected military MPs for the last five years.

Topic |   Myanmar's democratic transition

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Newly-elected National League of Democracy (NLD) members of parliament en route to Naypyidaw. Photo: AFP
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