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

    14 min ago | The Star Online

    ... 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 the polls. Established two years ago, Ma Ba Tha ...

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  2. In 1988, People Thought Badly of Our Party'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... Which of the two major parties, the Union Solidarity and Development Party [USDP] or the National League for Democracy [NLD], do you think will win the upcoming election? Would you joina coalition with either of them? It is difficult to say right ...

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

    Sunday | 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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  4. Myanmar sets $2.80 daily minimum wage to boost investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    ... 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 all sectors, but exclude small ...

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  5. Suu Kyi tells voters to ignore intimidation in Nov. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Greenwich Citizen

    Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told voters Sunday to ignore intimidation and to cast their ballots without fear in the upcoming general election. The leader of the National League for Democracy toured a number of villages near the capital Naypyitaw despite a warning from the Union Election Committee - the body that will oversee the poll - that the official campaigning period for the Nov. 8 elections hasn't yet begun.

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  6. Myanmar's parties banned from criticising army in election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Supporters of the National League for Democracy attend an election rally in Thanlyin Township, on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: AFP Myanmar has banned political parties from criticising the army or the military-dominated constitution in state media during campaigning for elections seen as a test of the country's transition from military rule.

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  7. Myanmar bans parties from criticising army in state mediaRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Reuters

    ... Suu Kyi from becoming president. Suu Kyi's late husband was British, as are her two sons. Her National League for Democracy (NLD), expected to win the elections, struck a defiant tone in response to the commission's guidelines. "We are not afraid," ...

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  8. Myanmar sets $2.80 daily minimum wageRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Daily Star

    ... 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 all sectors, but exclude small ...

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  9. Myanmar parliament suspended ahead of polls featuring Aung San Suu Kyi's partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | DNA India

    ... a quarter of a century to be contested by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's hugely popular National League for Democracy (NLD). "There will be no legislative meetings before the election in November," Soe Yin of the ruling Union Solidarity and ...

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  10. Myanmar parliament closes ahead of pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bangkok Post

    Myanmar's lawmakers on Friday held their last meeting at parliament as the body was suspended ahead of general elections that could redraw the former junta-ruled nation's political landscape. The combined houses of parliament will reconvene only after the Nov 8 vote, the first nationwide poll in a quarter of a century to be contested by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's hugely popular National League for Democracy .

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  11. Rebels should think carefully on peace deal: Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The China Post

    ... been held on and off again for more than 18 months. Win Htein, an executive of the opposition National League for Democracy, said party leader Suu Kyi expressed her opinion at a Saturday meeting with Maj. Htoo Htoo Lay of the Karen National Union, ...

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

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    ... Constitution. Shwe Mann is viewed as 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 ...

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  13. The Irrawaddy: As election nears, Parliament to take up impeachment...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    ... 93 percent [of votes] in 2012. Now, one percent has a right of recall? It's ridiculous," the National League for Democracy (NLD) chairwoman said. The six parties holding the minority opinion were the USDP, Shan Nationalities Development Party ...

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  14. The Irrawaddy: Suu Kyi's convoy tailed en route to capital, NLD sources sayRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    The motorcade in which National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was travelling en route to Burma's capital on Sunday was tailed by two vehicles in a deliberate act of disturbance, party sources said. The leader of Burma's main opposition party was travelling to Naypyidaw ahead of the 12th session of Parliament which began on Tuesday.

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  15. ?The Economist: Politics in Myanmar: Pistols and purgesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    ... change). Mr Shwe Mann had also forged relations with Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) and Myanmar's most popular politician. At some point he crossed a line, for on August 13th he was deposed as party ...

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  16. Myanmar Times: NLD and 88 Generation: It's time to unite - Sithu Aung MyintRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    ... barely 80 days to the November 8 general election. All agree on the importance of the vote. National League for Democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has said that it will decide the future of the country. Other politicians, scholars, journalists ...

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  17. The Diplomat: Myanmar's elections: Jostling for power - Rajiv BhatiaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Burmanet

    ... party, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), and the main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi. Other parties will matter mostly in the non-Bamar/Burman constituencies, where ...

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  18. Myanmar democracy on hold as both sides scramble for powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Nation

    November's general election is being hailed as a milestone for Myanmar democracy, but an undemocratic scramble on both sides of the political spectrum does not bode well for the country's future. Myanmar's main opposition party, the National League for Democracy , is facing an internal revolt over its decision to choose candidates who are not supported by regional party organisations.

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  19. Suu Kyi: Myanmar rebels should think carefully on peace dealRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Journal Gazette

    ... been held on and off again for more than 18 months. Win Htein, an executive of the opposition National League for Democracy, said party leader Suu Kyi expressed her opinion at a Saturday meeting with Maj. Htoo Htoo Lay of the Karen National Union, ...

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  20. Ukawa faults govt over campaign rally venueRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | IPPMEDIA

    ... na Maendeleo) and three other opposition parties Civic United Front (CUF), NCCR-Mageuzi and National League for Democracy (NLD). On Wednesday a section of the Tanzanian media reported that Ukawa would launch its campaigns on Saturday (August 22) ...

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