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Military representatives stand upon arrival of Parliament Chairman T Khun Myat during a regular session of the Union Parliament Wednesday, March. 11, 2020, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

Myanmar MPs reject bid to allow Suu Kyi to become president

Mar. 11, 2020 9:32 AM EDT

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's parliament rejected on Wednesday a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to officially become president. The rejection had been expected because the proposal was opposed by the military, which under the...