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  1. Myanmar Times: Are frosty NLD-military relations finally thawing? - Ei Ei Toe LwinRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... practical results. Following last November's election, relations between the military and the National League for Democracy were assumed to be edgy at best. The opposition party's landslide victory at the polls had stripped the military of its ...

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  2. Myanmar Times: Martyrs' Day- A wake-up call for reconciliation in Myanmar - Chit WinRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Burmanet

    For many reasons, this year's Martyrs' Day on July 19 was a significant break from the past. For the first time, it was held under a National League for Democracy-backed government.

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  3. The Irrawaddy: MPs asked to 'seek approval' for civil society engagements - Moe MyintRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... of the restrictions, also expressing concern about how MPs representing parties outside of the National League for Democracy (NLD) parliamentary majority would react to what he perceived as increased NLD supervision.

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  4. Frontier Myanmar: NLD set to reveal economic policy details - Kyaw Phone Kyaw & Thomas KeanRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Burmanet

    After a months-long wait, the National League for Democracy government is set to reveal the first details of its planned economic reforms to be implemented over the next five years. The date for the policy launch has not yet been confirmed, with sources saying it would likely be July 27 or 29. One economic adviser to the party said the "final details" were still being prepared as Frontier approached deadline, with officials debating how much of the policy to make public.

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  5. The Irrawaddy: Ethnic armed group summit commences in Kachin State - Lawi WengRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... agreement-and the KIA was among those who opted out. Even though Burma now has a new, elected National League for Democracy-led government, N'Ban La highlighted the ongoing fighting with the Burma Army in the country's northern regions. The UN ...

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  6. ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... of the press conference was to draw attention to what they allege are similarities between the National League for Democracy (NLD) government's current practices regarding citizenship verification and those of the former military-backed ...

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  7. Cranes Stand Idle as Myanmar Businesses Bemoan Economic Policy DriftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... worried by a lack of firm policy detail. A burgeoning private sector had hoped the National League for Democracy's (NLD) emphatic triumph in a historic election last year would spur a quickening of reforms, but eight months on the NLD's economic ...

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  8. Myanmar Times: Hluttaw resumes with an eye toward budget amendment - Htoo ThantRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    ... and Development Party, decided in January to present the budget readymade to the incoming National League for Democracy government, resulting in a situation where outgoing members defeated at the polls were effectively tying the hands of their ...

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  9. The Irrawaddy: The Lady and the Generals - Aung ZawRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    ... of the military during the 1970s and now one of the senior-most leaders of the National League for Democracy (NLD), was seen conversing with top members of the military establishment at Suu Kyi's house on July 19. The event was like a social ...

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  10. Frontier Myanmar: Despite NLD's rise, activists still under surveillance - Htun KhaingRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    PROMINENT activist Ko Tin Htut Paing, who was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment in 2009 and released under a presidential amnesty in 2012, might have had reason to believe there would be greater freedom under the National League for Democracy government. On the evening of June 15 this year, he received a phone call from a man claiming to work for Yangon-based media group Mizzima.

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  11. Frontier Myanmar: On Daw Suu, migrant workers and Thai nationalists - Sithu Aung MyintRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Burmanet

    ... extreme Thai nationalists are uncomfortable about the unity between Myanmar workers and the National League for Democracy government. The government's concern to ensure that migrant workers in Thailand are better protected from abuses will make it ...

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  12. Myanmar's Lady cosies up to the GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | BBC News

    ... en together in public, something which rarely happened in the months immediately following the National League for Democracy's overwhelming electoral victory last year.

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  13. Myanmar's fortune tellers have bad news and goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... taken almost a decade to achieve its goal, but with the recent victory of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, I'd say that's a win. Which is more luck than I'm having with Mr Happy, who has moved his predictions on to my friends and ...

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  14. Myanmar Times: Rakhine government launching thrice-delayed 100-day plan - Nyan Lynn AungRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Burmanet

    ... reliably critical of the Rakhine State government headed by Chief Minister U Nyi Pu of the National League for Democracy. The ANP and the NLD have had an at-times acrimonious relationship, over issues ranging from leadership appointments to ...

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  15. Democratic Voice of Burma: Ko Ni- Hate speech law 'can be done pretty soon' - Aye NaiRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Burmanet

    As a former legal advisor to the now ruling National League for Democracy , lawyer Ko Ni has played a prominent role in helping to shape legislation to address a variety of issues. In 2013, he proposed a new law to deal with the growing problem of religious discrimination and hate speech, but it went nowhere under the government of former President Thein Sein.

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  16. Democratic Voice of Burma: US pledges $21m to strengthen governance in Burma - Feliz SolomonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Burmanet

    ... with Burma's progress toward democracy, some eight months after Aung San Suu Kyi led her National League for Democracy (NLD) party to power in a historic election last year. "I don't think we ever could have anticipateda just how far events would ...

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  17. Reuters: Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Obama's...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Burmanet

    ... coincide with the U.N. General Assembly session in New York in September. Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy, swept to power in a historic election in November after decades of campaigning against military rule. "She accepted ...

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  18. The Irrawaddy: Optimism expressed at economic forum, despite...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Burmanet

    Economists and businessmen gathered at a forum in Rangoon expressed disappointment at sluggish growth under the new government since April-in light of high expectations-but remain convinced of Burma's economic potential. However, the lack of clarity from the National League for Democracy government on matters of economic policy prevented a more detailed discussion of Burma's current economic trajectory, with many participants making somewhat abstract calls for "inclusive" and "broad-based" growth.

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  19. The Irrawaddy: Arakan National Party criticized by Arakanese civil society in Rangoon - Moe MyintRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Burmanet

    ... to educate the public on the "strengths and weaknesses" of the law, as well as lay out how the National League for Democracy (NLD) led government is finding "loopholes" in the law to provide "Bengalis" with preliminary citizenship documentation-a ...

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  20. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Accepts Obama's Invitation to Visit USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Voice of America

    In this March 15, 2016 file photo, National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manama's parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted an invitation from President Barack Obama to visit the United States, the government said on Thursday, in what would be her first trip to America since she won an election in November.

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