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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Hard Choices, Books, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Ethnic bloc to meet NLD, 88-Generation in Thailand

The United Nationalities Federal Council , an umbrella organisation of ethnic armed groups, is to hold an official meeting with the National League for Democracy and other Burmese pro-democracy groups for the first time.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Burmanet

Mizzima News: NLD leader urges moral revolution to establish 'real democracy'

Myanmar needs a moral revolution if it is to achieve real democracy, says National League for Democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Related Topix: Aung San Suu Kyi, World News, Burma,

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Petition Launched Against Proportional Representation for Burma

Activists in Burma began a signature campaign on Tuesday to tally public opposition to an electoral system based on proportional representation , which some parties including the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party are pushing to implement ahead of nationwide elections next year.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Suu Kyi Asks Artists to Expose How Reforms Have Stalled

Aung San Suu Kyi, left, gives a certificate to a publisher who donated books to her late mother's Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, during a meeting with artists at the Royal Rose restaurant in Rangoon on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Blog News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: President's post unlikely for Suu Kyi

Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country's next president.

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Related Topix: World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Asia News Network

YANGON: Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in peace process

Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Political Prisoners Are Like Plaster'

Tin Oo, patron of the National League for Democracy, has a plaster cast of his arm made by the artist Htein Lin.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Has the United States Forgotten Suu Kyi?

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Rangoon on Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Southeast Asia,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Global Voices Online

Five Million People Have Had Enough of Myanmar's Current Constitution

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Activism, Aung San Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Ethnic Leaders Want Suu Kyi to Observe Signing of National Ceasefire

Leaders from ethnic armed groups met with Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her house in Rangoon on Monday to discuss the ongoing peace process.

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Related Topix: Aung San Suu Kyi, World News, Burma,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change

BEIJING a?? As peace talks to end one of the world's longest-running civil wars resume in Burma, pro-democracy activists are pushing the military-led government to give up one of its cherished powers: the right to veto any reforms it doesn't like.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Security a Concern as Jade Mining Set to Resume in Hpakant

Recent fighting between ethnic rebels and government troops in Kachin State's Hpakant Township has raised security concerns, with jade mining operations set to resume in the area next month.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

NLD Disavows Political Parties' Ceasefire Statement

Burma's largest opposition party distanced itself this week from a statement by dozens of political parties that called for the signing of a nationwide ceasefire between the government and ethnic armed groups "as soon as possible," while an NLD leader insisted the party supports the general principle of the document released on Monday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Myanmar Opposition Pushes Parliament For Further Action On Constitution Amendment

Myanmar's main opposition National League for Democracy , in collaboration with the 88- Generation Students Peace and Open Society, has formally presented to the parliament for further action with regard to the results of its cross-country signature campaign in support of altering the constitution, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

200 Kachin Civilians Flee Fighting Near Hpakant

About 200 Kachin civilians in Kachin State's Hpakant Township have been newly displaced by clashes between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army in recent days, according to local leaders and Kachin rebel sources, who said that the fighting erupted after government forces entered a rebel-controlled ruby mining area.

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Burmanet

Radio Free Asia: Myanmar political parties concerned by government cease-fire push

Several political parties in Myanmar said Tuesday that the government appeared to be rushing to conclude a nationwide cease-fire agreement with armed ethnic groups without enabling them to adequately address the key concerns of the groups.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Myanmar parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid

Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said on Monday .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

In Myanmar, a Aung San Suu Kyi's party a is a at a a crossroads

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi walks back after offering flowers at the tomb of her late father, and Myanmar's Independence hero Gen.

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Related Topix: The Lady, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Anti-PR Activists Charged Despite Change to Burma Protest Law

Police in Pegu Division have charged five activists for demonstrating without permission against a plan to change Burma's electoral system, despite an amendment recently signed off by President Thein Sein to soften the law restricting the right to protest.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News,

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