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  1. World Innovation Summit for Health: Targeting action-driven developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pravda

    ... 67 countries. The keynote speakers included Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of QF; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the founding members and present Chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in Burma (Myanmar); ...

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  2. Reporting: PanamaAS Bus Strike Begins, Panama Has No Sympathy for DriversRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... cultures and languages, the music and sentiments brought us together as one. The concert was dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Democracy leader. She is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate that has been under house arrest for 14 years and is ...

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  3. Democratic Voice of Burma Fresh population data will affect voting: NLDRead the original story

    Tuesday | Burmanet

    ... on Monday. "That is what is important for the future of Burma." The party also confirmed that leader Aung San Suu Kyi was consulted by the UEC before the decision to cancel the by-election was made, and that she agreed it was the right move. Last ...

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  4. Opera singer backs drive to help 10 million 'ghost' peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... to visit Myanmar to discuss the plight of its large stateless Rohingya population with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi whom she had met in secret in the early 1990s when the opposition leader was under house arrest. We welcome comments that advance ...

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  5. ADB: Human capital and infrastructure key to Myanmar's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... to change the country's constitution. Analyst Lynn Kuok discusses the implications of this development for Aung San Suu Kyi's presidential bid. (08.08.2014) Opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has risen for seven straight years. The UN's Jason Eligh ...

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  6. Democratic Voice of Burma: Fresh population data will affect voting: NLDRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Burmanet

    ... on Monday. "That is what is important for the future of Burma." The party also confirmed that leader Aung San Suu Kyi was consulted by the UEC before the decision to cancel the by-election was made, and that she agreed it was the right move. Last ...

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  7. Korea eyes democratic MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Korea Herald

    ... reforms have been implemented since the country's first civilian government took office in April 2011. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party participated in elections in April 2012, restrictions on the media began to be removed, ...

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  8. Radio Free Asia: Myanmar Speaker sets charter change priority in New Parliament SessionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Burmanet

    ... Development Party (USDP) is pushing for the PR system in a bid to prevent a highly likely landslide win by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in the 2015 general elections, some reports have suggested. Meanwhile, USDP MP Hla Swe ...

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  9. Buddhist Activist Delivers Strong Message on 9/11 AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Progressive

    ... for a healthy, just, and peaceful world." Sivaraksa counts as his friends and allies the Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi. (A recent book of his contains appreciations of his work from both.) Sivaraksa, who is eighty-one, leaned on his walking stick ...

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  10. Voice of America: With Myanmar elections on horizon, protest leader still skepticalRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Burmanet

    ... more than 1,300 political prisoners since reforms began - most notably releasing pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest. But rights groups say the government's efforts will be incomplete if it does not amend or remove oppressive ...

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  11. Banyan: Too much onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Economist

    ... which gives the army a veto on change and bars the country's most popular politician, the NLD's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from the presidency; deciding whether to switch from a first-past-the-post system to one of proportional representation; ...

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  12. Surprise fan of Dave Lee TravisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2011 | Newsday

    Among my picks of today's main media stories includes news that the BBC World Service helped Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi survive her years of house arrest. Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has revealed that Dave Lee Travis's radio show helped her survive her years of house arrest.

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  13. With Myanmar Elections on Horizon, Protest Leader Still SkepticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Voice of America

    ... more than 1,300 political prisoners since reforms began - most notably releasing pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest. But rights groups say the government's efforts will be incomplete if it does not amend or remove oppressive ...

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  14. Burmese artist San Zaw Htway takes a break in his studio in Rangoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... authorities, taking days to finish a single collage. He produced portraits of Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi and collages of peacocks, the emblem of Burmese student and democracy movements. Some of his works reflected his longing for ...

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  15. Myanmar enters mortal combat against corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Nation

    ... World Bank and Transparency International define corruption as "abuse of public power for private gain". Aung San Suu Kyi takes a slightly different angle: "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and ...

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  16. National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... surprising. What is unexpected is that Tin Aye met with National League for Democracy (NLD) chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw before he made the announcement in a meeting with political parties in Rangoon. At their meeting, Suu Kyi reportedly ...

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  17. Reporting: PanamaAS Bus Strike Begins, Panama Has No Sympathy for DriversRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | American Reporter

    ... cultures and languages, the music and sentiments brought us together as one. The concert was dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Democracy leader. She is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate that has been under house arrest for 14 years and is ...

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  18. The Diplomat: The outlook for LGBT rights in Myanmar - Matthew McFetridgeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Burmanet

    ... the call to promote LGBT acceptance, though mostly with recently elected female MPs. Most notably, Aung San Suu Kyi rallied for the removal of the archaic Section 377 through constitutional reform as a way to increase HIV/AIDS treatment for ...

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  19. Myanmar's nationwide ceasefire: A second chance at peace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Nation

    ... the upcoming election, and also capitalise on the government's predicament. The EAGs also desire for Aung San Suu Kyi to play a prominent role in the political dialogues which will follow the signing of the NCA. While a host of issues will need to ...

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  20. Myanmar president calls for 'patience and persistence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Swissinfo

    ... political parties since." It was pointed out, however, that one former prisoner, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, could not run for president because she had been married to a foreigner. "Basically I believe that no one should be prevented ...

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