Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitution

Myanmar`s parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country’s top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, a parliamentarian from her party said.

Myanmar`s 15 ethnic parties agree to form union

Fifteen Myanmar ethnic parties have agreed to unify to form the Federal Union Party, Xinhua reported.

Myanmar Prez Thein Sein resigns as ruling party chairman

Myanmar President U Thein Sein has resigned as chairman of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (UNDP) and his party post was replaced by its vice chairman U Shwe Mann, according to the party`s Union Daily Thursday.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi vows to bring new blood to party

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi vowed to inject new blood into party and urged members to rise above petty differences as they elect new leadership in 25-year history of National League for Democracy.