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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Myanmar activists to meet in Chiang Mai

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 Myanmar pro-democracy groups for the first time in Chiang Mai.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, National League for Democracy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Sweeping on Shwedagon: An act of merit

Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar's most revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean for barefoot pilgrims.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Latpadaung locals shunned from sacred site

Tight security surrounded the re-consecration of a famed Buddhist stupa, which once stood on the site of the Latpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division, central Burma.

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Burmanet

The Myanmar Times: Ethnic leaders want Suu Kyi in on ceasefire

Leaders of ethnic armed groups say they want Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to observe the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement and the accompanying political dialogue.

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Related Topix: World News, Burma,

Cincinnati.com

Northside gets its Shepard Fairey mural backNorthside gets its...

A new version of Shepard Fairey's mural of human rights advocate Aung San Suu Kyi, defaced in April, is back up at its old site in Northside.

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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, Burma, National League for Democracy, 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: National League for Democracy, World News, 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, National League for Democracy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford and even founded the Visva-Bharati University.

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Related Topix: Mahatma Gandhi, World News, Movies, Entertainment

Fox News

7 'James Bond' girls scandals

On screen they played the desirable love interests of 007, but off screen many of the Bond girls got themselves into trouble.

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Related Topix: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Entertainment

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, National League for Democracy, 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: National League for Democracy, Activism

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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

On Obama's Foreign Policy Report Card, Burma Gets a Pass

Burma's President Thein Sein, right, is pictured alongside US President Barack Obama as they participate in a group photo at the East Asian Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Nov. 19, 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Burma,

Asia Times

Media suppression imperils Myanmar reform

SPEAKING FREELY Media suppression imperils Myanmar reform By Elliot Brennan Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Journalism, Thein Sein

Sat Aug 16, 2014

USA Today

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change Rebel groups want the military rulers to adopt more democratic reforms Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/VuqmvD BEIJING - 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 ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Bi Mon Te Nay Journalists Denied Bail

Four journalists and a publisher of Rangoon-based Bi Mon Te Nay weekly journal have been denied bail, as they continue to fight allegations of state sedition in court.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Prison, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

AlertNet

Corrupt "land grabs" imperil democracy in Burma

Petitioners shout for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to come out from her house in Yangon to help settle land disputes.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Daily Times

People's petition' submitted to Myanmar parliament

YANGON: A petition calling for the removal of an effective military veto over constitutional amendments in Myanmar has been submitted to parliament, the opposition said Thursday.

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Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD presents petition to parliament calling to amend 436

The National League for Democracy and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society on Tuesday handed over a petition to parliament with nearly five million signatures calling for an amendment to Article 436 of the Burmese Constitution.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy, World News

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