07 April, 2012

Myanmar elections
The good thing is that Aung San Suu Kyi won 43 out of 45 seats available. USDP the main party against NLD Suu Kyi's party, the national league of democracy, only won 1, which NLD did not take part in.
This shows the overwhelming majority favouring Nld and Ms Suu Kyi.

Ms Suu Kyi has vowed to press ahead with lodging her own complaints over irregularities against the NLD, despite an overwhelming win that saw the party take 43 of the 45 available seats.
The USDP won just one seat in parliament - the only one not contested by the NLD.
But everyone who knows about shit, knows this too.
In 2008, when Burma was halfway through the way till today's democracy, they set weird rules.
One, even if a party win by a landslide, up to 25% might be required to give up the places to the military.
Two, anyone with a foreign spouse or child, well, is not allowed to be the President.(Which is so against Ms Suu Kyi who has a british husband)

On 9 April 2008, the military government of Burma released its proposed constitution for the country to be put to a vote in public referendum on 10 May 2008, as part of its roadmap to democracy. The constitution is hailed by the military as heralding a return to democracy, but the opposition sees it as a tool for continuing military control of the country.
The legislative branch is the Union Assembly (ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော် Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, which is a bicameral legislature consisting of the 440-seatPeople's Assembly and the 224-seat National Assembly. Military (Tatmadaw) member delegates are reserved a maximum of 56 of 224 seats in the National Assembly and 110 seats of 440 in the People's Assembly.[8] This is similar to former Indonesian and Thai constitutions.[citation needed]
The revisions in state structure, including the creation of self-administering areas were not implemented until August 2010.[9]
Foreign media often incorrectly allege that the constitution bars Aung San Suu Kyi from holding public office because of her marriage to a British citizen;[8] in fact, she would only be barred from the office of President, under the disqualification of those who have a spouse or children who are foreign citizens. There is no similar disqualification for any other public office.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Burma under the 2008 Constitution.
Here comes my personal opinion.
I feel that the 25% thing must be taken away.
It is used to ensure the junta(military) still have a say in most things.
Well,hopefully Thein Sein, the current President would change that.
But about the marriage issue, i am quite divided.
Because even though i have faith in Suu Kyi, what if her successors to presidency have child or spouses outside the country?  Would that not lead to a bit of disloyalty? But still, i would say this, "dude so what? has love life got to do with work?" but that will depend on the priority of Ms Suu Kyi.
so basically I'm against.
But for Suu Kyi case it's different as her husband died so no bullshit that she like Britain for that. 
Seriously la no sense lei. 
My wifey Malaysian then i what? love Malaysia more than Singapore? NO!
So yea. that's all I have. If you could, tweet, g+1, or comment. 
CYA loveeee(: <3333

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