YANGON, Myanmar 

All eyes in Myanmar have been on the country’s parliament since a debate on proposed constitutional amendments commenced last week.

However, a group of military-appointed lawmakers stole the limelight on Wednesday with a distinctive arrival at the Union Parliament in the political capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

It was not because they carried guns to parliament; rather, it was the fact that all 116 military lawmakers wore protective face masks.

A member of the ruling National League party said their most likely aim was to raise public awareness on the threat posed by the global coronavirus outbreak.

“People pay

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