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Myanmar President to Skip Parliament Elections

An aide to Myanmar President Thein Sein says his boss will not run in parliamentary elections later this year. The senior official, who did not want to be named, told VOA's Burmese service Monday that the president is expected to make a formal announcement soon. The aide did not give a reason for the move, but Reuters quotes an official as saying the decision is related to the president's health. Even though he will not run in the parliamentary elections, the move does not rule...

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