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Suu Kyi's NLD moves to amend Myanmar constitution to curb military

Emergency motion seen as attempt to woo back voters before 2020 election

NAYPYITAW -- Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy has submitted an emergency motion to parliament aiming to set up a constitutional amendment committee.

The motion submitted on Tuesday marks the first attempts by the NLD to change the constitution since it took office in 2016, and comes with the party's popularity waning in the run-up to elections in 2020.

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