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  1. Leading By EngagingRead the original story

    Friday | Project Syndicate

    ... and democracy - something that has unquestionably happened. The pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest; her party won seats in parliament; and millions of Burmese are now studying their country's ...

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  2. Winners of Annulled 1990 Election Plan Silver JubileeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... and their sufferings through this anniversary," he said. In the 1990 general election, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won 392 out of the 485 contested seats. The junta refused to recognize the victory, and ...

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  3. US removes prominent Myanmar businessman from sanctions listRead the original story

    Thursday | The Nation

    ... now feel the reform process has stalled, with the military still holding extensive power. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told Reuters last month that President Thein Sein was insincere about reform and accused the United States and the West of ...

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  4. The Irrawaddy: As election nears, USDP candidate list almost complete - Yen SnaingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... ament, though by-elections held in 2012 landed 43 NLD members in the legislature including party chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi.

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  5. The Irrawaddy: 'History may blame those who refuse to hold talks' - Htet Naing ZawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    A dialogue involving six of Burma's leading political players, considered by many to be crucial for Burma's tenuous democratic transition, was held on April 10. The much-anticipated gathering yielded little in the way of political breakthroughs, however, with the parties agreeing to meet again next month. Parliamentarian Aye Maung, who represented Burma's ethnic minorities in the talks, sat down with The Irrawaddy following that meeting to discuss its outcomes, constitutional reform and the political calculus of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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  6. The Irrawaddy: Win Tin's lessons for Burma - Kyaw Zwa MoeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... was a founding member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. She called him "a man of courage and integrity" and said he was instrumental in spearheading the country's democracy ...

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  7. The Irrawaddy: Can Burma buy happiness in Washington? - Aung ZawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... undeserved legitimacy to the Burmese government by embracing it prematurely. Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has publicly shared her opinion that the current quasi-civilian government is a "hardline regime" with an insincere leader. ...

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  8. The Irrawaddy: Charter referendum 'unlikely' in May: Ethnic leader - Yen SnaingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... talks-first held on April 10 in Naypyidaw and involving himself, President Thein Sein, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, parliamentary leaders and the Burma Army commander in chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing-was critical to prospects for ...

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

    Monday Apr 20 | 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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  10. LA Times: Goldman Environmental Prize honors anti-dam campaign in Myanmar - Shashank BengaliRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    ... that focused on the topic of water. He also enlisted the support of the generals' most prominent opponent, Aung San Suu Kyi, who made the campaign a theme of her speeches. "Save the Irrawaddy," a literary event, turned into a forum where experts ...

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  11. The World Post: Myanmar is more than Aung San Suu Kyi - Stanley WeissRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    ... it is hard not to think of that film when considering the latest chapter in the political career of Aung San Suu Kyi. The daughter of this nation's slain founding father, Suu Kyi was awarded the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her opposition to Myanmar's ...

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  12. OpEd News: Will Burma faithfully carry on its political reform? - Zin LinnRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    Burma watchers around the world are paying special attention at the six-party talks held at the presidential residence in Nay-Pyi-Taw on 10 April. Present at the talks were President Thein Sein, the Union Parliament Speaker Thura Shwe Mann, Upper House Speaker Khin Aung Myint, Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, Chairperson of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi and Dr. Aye Maung who represents the ethnic parties.

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  13. World Policy: Myanmar still has a long way to go - Lucas AusemsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    ... throughout most of Myanmar. Politically, too, the country has moved forward considerably. The release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners, the comparative freedom of the press and the revival of political debates in parliament have ...

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  14. Goldman Environmental Prize honors anti-dam campaign in MyanmarRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that focused on the topic of water. He also enlisted the support of the generals' most prominent opponent, Aung San Suu Kyi, who made the campaign a theme of her speeches. "Save the Irrawaddy," a literary event, turned into a forum where experts ...

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  15. YOUNGSTERS became advocates for peace as they took part in a weekend of activities and workshops.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Students from Fort Hill Community School joined 14 to 18-year-olds from across the globe at the annual PeaceJam Conference at the University of Winchester. The event was part of an international peace education programme led by Nobel Peace Prize winners, including former Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi.

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  16. Inter School Quiz 2015: Mind games at Indian School GhubrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Times of Oman

    ... Sea called? (Scandinavia); Which lady Nobel Peace Prize winner authored the book, 'The Voice of Hope'? (Aung San Suu Kyi); How many periods of twenty minutes each are there in a field hockey game? (3); What term defines a line on a map of earth's ...

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  17. Myanmar hires DC lobbying group with ties to Obama and Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    Hillary Clinton meets with Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012 as secretary of state. The country has recently hired a lobbying group with strong ties to the presidential candidate.

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

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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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  19. Kachin casualtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | World Magazine

    ... on the resource-rich country at the first signs of progress-such as releasing Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, easing censorship, and allowing the opposition party onto the ballot-many saw such acts as premature, leaving the United States ...

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  20. Wynton Marsalis to perform Ted Nash 'Presidential Suite' music of freedom, human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Washington Times

    ... the work on key speeches by John F. Kennedy , Jawaharlal Nehru, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Aung San Suu Kyi, Ronald Reagan, Lyndon B. Johnson and Nelson Mandela. "The speeches that made my list had to move me, not just impress me," ...

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