Military representatives following a regular session of parliament in Naypyidaw. Photo: AP

Myanmar’s parliament is poised amend constitution in most significant challenge to military’s power since transition

  • The constitution guarantees the army a quarter of seats in parliament, as well as control of key ministries
  • Change to the charter needs a vote of more than 75 per cent of members, giving the military an effective veto
Topic |   Myanmar's democratic transition

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Military representatives following a regular session of parliament in Naypyidaw. Photo: AP
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