Myanmar Reformer Thein Sein Brings Opposition Into Cabinet

Reformer Thein Sein Brings Opposition Into Cabinet

Why Myanmar’s reforming President Thein Sein brings opposition into cabinet

Burma’s latest political reforms continue to press forward through difficulties

Myanmar drafts first opposition MP to cabinet

AFP – Myanmar’s president has appointed an opposition lawmaker to his cabinet, state media said Wednesday, giving a foothold to a political rival in his reformist government for the first time. Tin Shwe, an upper house member of parliament from the National Democratic Force (NDF), has been drafted.

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