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  1. Myanmar to form committee to nominate next presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    YANGON: Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy party chief Aung San Suu Kyi cannot be the country's president, at least for now. To enable the democracy icon to assume the presidency, some have suggested suspending the constitution.

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  2. Firebrand monks a powerful force in Myanmar despite setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... legal cases. The report concludes that the incoming government led by Aung San Suu Kyi 's National League for Democracy party, or NLD, is unlikely to confront Ma Ba Tha, despite the religious group's support for a rival pro-military party that was ...

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  3. As Myanmar power brokers meet, could democracy icon Suu Kyi emerge as president?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... advisory role as Suu Kyi and NLD embrace spirit of cooperation With its huge mandate Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) can choose the next president but, under the constitution written by the army before it ceded power in 2011, she ...

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  4. Could Suu Kyi emerge as Myanmar president?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Myanmar's National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after she attended as an observer for opening of the new upper house of parliament in Naypyitaw February 3, 2016. Photo: Reuters As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber.

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  5. Myanmar's Suu Kyi names former general to head key advisory panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ... a key adviser since her massive election win in November. The elections, in which Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won 80 percent of the elected seats, kicked off a lengthy transition that will end on April 1, when the new government ...

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  6. Suu Kyi names former general to head legal advisory panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times of Oman

    Myanmar's National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi holds a press conference after the new lower house parliamentary session in Naypyidaw on February 3, 2016. Photo - AFP Myanmar's National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi holds a press conference after the new lower house parliamentary session in Naypyidaw on February 3, 2016.

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  7. Myanmar's new parliament to begin session next weekRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    ... came nearly three months after the general election on November 8, last year, in which the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won absolute majority in parliament. The president will be elected by the Presidential ...

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  8. Former junta powerbroker Shwe Mann appointed to key advisory role as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    ... a key adviser since her massive election win in November. The elections, in which Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won 80 per cent of the elected seats, kicked off a lengthy transition that will end on April 1, when the new government ...

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  9. Uproar as video reveals bastardisation in Myanmar's militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... constitution, the military retains a quarter of the seats in a parliament now dominated by the National League for Democracy, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Ms Suu Kyi has said she intends to lead the country "above the president", after ...

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  10. Myanmar parliament forms reviewing commissionRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    ... its first sessions with the House of Representatives, of which U Win Myint of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) was elected the speaker and U Ti Khun Myat of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) as the deputy speaker. The ...

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  11. In Myanmar and Thailand, two militaries moving in opposite directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South China Morning Post

    ... to dream of their dreams coming true. Even today, after Aung San Suu Kyi and members of her National League for Democracy have taken their seats and dominate the new parliament, the handover to civilians will take another month. What is clear is ...

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  12. Myanmar Upper House picks SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    The Upper House has reconvened in Nay Pyi Taw and elected Mahn Win Khaing Than of the National League for Democracy as its Speaker and Aye Tha Aung of the Arakan National Party as its deputy. Chin national Zone Hle Htan chaired the session.

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  13. Building consensus the first challenge for the new MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | South China Morning Post

    As much as Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD will want to sweep away memories of the junta by altering the constitution and pushing reforms, it will have to do so democratically by working with minority groups and building alliances The transition for Myanmar from military rule to a democracy is all but complete now that Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy has taken control of parliament. Hopes for change are vested in the new lawmakers, who face an array of challenges from attracting investment to ending insurgencies.

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  14. A strange new worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Economist

    IT FELT like the first day of school. On February 1st freshly sworn-in legislators belonging to the National League for Democracy , the party led by Myanmar's Nobel peace-prize winning campaigner for democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi , walked uncertainly through the parliament's cavernous corridors in Naypyidaw, Myanmar's capital.

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  15. Myanmar lawmakers get down to business as presidency decision loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... we need time for everything," said Aye Mya Mya Myo, a Lower House MP from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy. "For government, for president, for every change, we need time. In my opinion, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is our leader. Whoever ...

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  16. The Irrawaddy: Parliament defers military takeover of immigration portfolio - Tin Htet PaingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Burmanet

    ... to expand the military's power before the impending political handover to Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD). Under the military-drafted Constitution, the country's armed forces currently control three powerful ministries: ...

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  17. The Irrawaddy: Outgoing Parliament approves presidential protection, ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Burmanet

    ... said in Parliament on Thursday. New parliamentarians, the majority of whom will represent the National League for Democracy, will take up their seats on Feb. 1.

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  18. Reuters: Military rapprochement irks NLD faithfulRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Burmanet

    When leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy huddled this month to discuss the transfer of power in Burma, they quickly reached decisions on who from the party should take the key posts in the next parliament. But as attention turned to a candidate from the junta-linked Union Solidarity and Development Party , a heated argument erupted over his track record and suitability for office, a senior NLD official who was present at the meeting said.

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  19. Associated Press: Suu Kyi's party names choices to lead Myanmar ParliamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Burmanet

    The pro-democracy party in Myanmar led by Aung San Suu Kyi announced ethnically diverse choices Thursday for leadership of the legislature as it prepares to take over the government from a military-backed party after parliament convenes Monday. National League for Democracy executive Win Thein told reporters that it will nominate a member of the Burman ethnic majority, Win Myint, for lower house speaker and an ethnic Kachin, Ti Khun Myat, for his deputy.

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  20. Agence France-Presse: Myanmar president hails 'triumph' of democratic transitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Burmanet

    President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar's transition of power Thursday, in a last address to a military-dominated parliament before it makes way for a historic new legislature led by Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party. The Southeast Asian nation, choked for decades under junta rule, is on the cusp of a remarkable political transition after Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy thundered to victory in November elections.

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