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  1. Myanmar Times: NLD, 88 Generation smooth over election rift - Ye Mon, Lun Min MangRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... U Ko Ko Gyi, to run as NLD candidates, instead preferring long-serving but lesser-known members. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was later quoted as saying at party rallies that the NLD had opted against choosing people who think they know everything and are ...

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  2. The Irrawaddy: As election nears, survey offers insight into voters' views - Andrew D. KasparRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... charter's most contentious provisions, articles 59(f) and 436. Article 59(f) bars popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from presidential eligibility, while Article 436 requires a vote of more than 75 percent to change the Constitution, ...

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  3. Agence France-Presse: Suu Kyi eyes poll majority, but fears for wider democratic gains - AFPRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she was confident her opposition party would win Myanmar's landmark elections if they are free and fair, but raised concern at the country's overall progress towards democracy. The Nobel Peace Prize winner told AFP in an interview she expects her National League for Democracy will secure a majority in November.

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  4. Reuters: Burma's Military Chief says armed forces will respect vote - Aung Hla TunmRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    Burma's powerful commander-in-chief has reiterated that the military will respect the outcome of the Nov. 8 general election, seen as a crucial test of the country's reform process. Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said that the main concern of the armed forces, known as the Tatmadaw, is that the vote is carried out fairly and that the result is respected by everyone-even if Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wins a majority.

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  5. Agence France-Presse: EU signs deal to observe electionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Burmanet

    The European Union said on August 21 that it has agreed to send observers to historic upcoming Myanmar elections in an effort to "strengthen democracy". The November 8 parliamentary vote will be the first nationwide election to include Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy since 1990 and is seen as a key benchmark of political transition in a country still burdened by the legacy of decades of army rule.

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  6. The Irrawaddy: Arrest warrants issued for alleged NLD billboard vandals - Kyaw Phyo ThaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... paraphernalia]. They want to scare off the NLD supporters here," Nay ZawNaing said. With NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi planning to visit Shan State early next month, he said local party branchleaders would seek her advice onnext courses of action ...

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  7. The New York Times: Myanmar striking Rohingya from voter rolls, activists say - Thomas FullerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... it is the first time since military rule that democratic forces, led by the Nobel Peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, will be vying in a general election against the military-backed governing party, the Union Solidarity and Development Party. David ...

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  8. The Irrawaddy: NLD gags its candidates as election body reviews party rosters - San Yamin AungRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... would be forced to give media the silent treatment, according to Nyan Win. The NLD, which is chaired by Aung San Suu Kyi, is one of Burma's strongest political parties and intends to field more candidates than any of its opponents. The ruling Union ...

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  9. The Irrawaddy: 'Time for change,' says opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi - Moe MyintRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... bars her from the post. Suu Kyi replied that development is more important than her "personal wishes." Aung San Suu Kyi is a registered candidate for a Lower House seat representing Rangoon's Kawmhu Township. Her party has fielded 1,151 candidates ...

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  10. The Irrawaddy: Fractious parliament defers recall bill until after election - Zarni MannRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... something of an ally to the main opposition party, the National League for Democracy, and its chairwoman, Aung San Suu Kyi. Observers have characterized last week's intraparty upset as the culmination of a power struggle between the Speaker and ...

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  11. Anti-Muslim Buddhist group moves toward Myanmara s mainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... it will "remind" the public of candidates who opposed its four laws. These include Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), which is going head to head with conservatives and military figures in ...

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  12. Anti-Muslim Buddhist group moves toward Myanmar's mainstreamRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... it will "remind" the public of candidates who opposed its four laws. These include Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), which is going head to head with conservatives and military figures in ...

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  13. When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | IRIN

    ... voting base in Rakhine state. Most Rakhines support their own ethnic parties rather than opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) or the USDP, both of which are dominated by members of the ethnic Bama majority, which ...

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  14. Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel Travels to Burma, China, and MongoliaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    From September 3-5, Assistant Secretary Russel will travel to Naypyidaw and Rangoon, Burma to meet with senior Burmese government officials, Aung San Suu Kyi, and civil society. While there, he will discuss preparations for the general elections that will be held on November 8, express U.S. support for the ongoing peace process, and encourage further progress on human rights issues.

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  15. Insight: Anti-Muslim Buddhist group moves toward Myanmar's mainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... it will "remind" the public of candidates who opposed its four laws. These include Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), which is going head to head with conservatives and military figures in ...

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  16. Insight - Anti-Muslim Buddhist group moves toward Myanmar's mainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... it will "remind" the public of candidates who opposed its four laws. These include Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), which is going head to head with conservatives and military figures in ...

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  17. Collected Department Releases: Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | State Department

    From September 3-5, Assistant Secretary Russel will travel to Naypyidaw and Rangoon, Burma to meet with senior Burmese government officials, Aung San Suu Kyi, and civil society. While there, he will discuss preparations for the general elections that will be held on November 8, express U.S. support for the ongoing peace process, and encourage further progress on human rights issues.

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  18. Brasch WordsTHE Republican War Against First RespondersRead the original story

    Monday | American Reporter

    ... cultures and languages, the music and sentiments brought us together as one. The concert was dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Democracy leader. She is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate that has been under house arrest for 14 years and is ...

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  19. Hardship and no politics in Myanmar's 'jail cell' MP housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The China Post

    Surveying the tiny concrete cube where he must live with four relatives, Myanmar opposition MP Ohn Kyaing is once again reminded of his time as a political prisoner. "I was in jail for 17 years ... This is just like a cell, except now my family are with me," said the 72-year-old from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy at his lodgings in the junta-built capital Naypyidaw.

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  20. Myanmar sets $2.80 daily minimum wage to boost investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... statement comes less than three months before Myanmar's first free elections in 25 years. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is widely expected to comfortably win the poll. The approved wage would apply to workers across ...

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