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  1. Hundreds protest against China-backed mine in MyanmarRead the original story

    Saturday | The Nation

    ... reforms in recent years, including releasing political prisoners and allowing opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament. But land disputes and battles for nation's rich mineral resources are posing an increasingly serious challenge. Wanbao ...

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  2. After decades of repression, Myanmar Catholics find voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    ... country to the world in the past four years, with reforms including lifting media censorship and allowing Aung San Suu Kyi and her opposition party to enter parliament. This photo taken on Oct. 12 shows a woman praying at a church in Loikaw, Kayah ...

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  3. Hundreds protest against China-backed mine in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    ... reforms in recent years, including releasing political prisoners and allowing opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament. In July 2013 the country revised the terms of the mine deal with Wanbao, giving the nation a share of the profits in an ...

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  4. The Democratic Process Inches Forward in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | RedState

    The stories of the military junta in Burma and the efforts of activists like Aung San Suu Kyi to install a republican government are well known. Since 2010, though, something extraordinary has been happening.

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  5. Yangon votes for first time in 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times of Oman

    ... the 2010 general elections, which were marred by widespread accusations of cheating and the absence of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party, which boycotted the election. By-elections in 2012 held in a handful of constituencies across the country ...

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  6. Aung San Suu Kyi urges international community to aid reform in MyanmarRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    The opposition leader in Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to aid reform in the country and said that the world is not too keen on bringing reform. The 66-year-old, who has spent almost 20 years under house arrest due to her efforts to introduce democracy, also called for the constitution to be amended to allow her to stand for the presidency, reported BBC.

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  7. Democratic milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    ... the 2010 general elections, which were marred by widespread accusations of cheating and the absence of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party which boycotted the election. Byelections in 2012 held in a handful of constituencies across the country were ...

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  8. Overnight News Digest 12/26/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    ... as having built the Pyramids, and that an earthquake, not a miracle by Moses, caused the Red Sea to part. Aung San Suu Kyi: More action needed for Myanmar reform Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader in Myanmar (also known as Burma), has told the ...

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  9. Suu Kyi Says Wants West to Spur Reform not Reimpose SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country's government to enter meaningful reform talks but told it not to reintroduce punitive sanctions even though democratic reforms were foundering. Suu Kyi, who is ineligible to become president after planned parliamentary elections next year because of a technicality in the constitution, criticized the West for being too optimistic about change but said it could help by pushing for talks.

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  10. Aung San Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform in Myanmar, not reimpose sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | South China Morning Post

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country's government to enter meaningful reform talks but told it not to reintroduce punitive sanctions even though democratic reforms were foundering. Suu Kyi, who is ineligible to become president after planned parliamentary elections next year because of a technicality in the constitution, criticised the West for being too optimistic about change but said it could help by pushing for talks.

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  11. Myanmar city to hold rare but 'flawed' pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Bangkok Post

    ... since 2010 general elections, which were marred by widespread accusations of cheating and the absence of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition. A 2012 by-election held in a handful of constituencies across the country was considered much freer and allowed ...

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  12. Suu Kyi: More Myanmar action neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | BBC News

    The Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC that the international community must do more to aid reform. A clause in the new constitution states that anyone whose spouse or children are foreign citizens cannot run for the top job.

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  13. Yangon to hold rare polls on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... since 2010 general elections, which were marred by widespread accusations of cheating and the absence of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition. A 2012 by-election held in a handful of constituencies across the country was considered much freer and allowed ...

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  14. VIDEO: Suu Kyi still fighting for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Newsday

    It is now less than a year before Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, votes in a general election. For the first time in 25 years, democracy campaigner, former political prisoner and now politician Aung San Suu Kyi will take part.

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  15. Wanbao, Govt Failed To Address Mine Project Concerns: NLDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... at least three who were shot with rubber bullets. A parliamentary commission headed by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reviewed the controversial project in early 2013 and recommended that it continue, provided the company adequately address the ...

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  16. Five Events That Will Shape Southeast Asia in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | CSIS

    ... Thein Sein, military commander Min Aung Hlaing, parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and ethnic minority representatives. The earlier euphoria over the reforms launched in 2011 is over and the year ahead will be a ...

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  17. Villagers File Complaint Over Police Killing of Protestor at Copper MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... suffered serious injuries. Following the incident, a parliamentary committee led by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reviewed the project in early 2013 and said it should continue if the company properly addressed the mine's social and ...

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  18. Woman shot dead protesting China mine site in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The China Post

    ... reforms in recent years, including releasing political prisoners and allowing opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament. In July 2013 the country revised the terms of the mine deal with Wanbao, giving the nation a share of the profits in an ...

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  19. New Year's Predictions for Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | CFR.org

    ... Myanmar, some analysts have begun suggesting that the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, might not win such an overwhelming victory as it did in 1990, or in by-elections held in 2012, when the NLD won nearly ...

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  20. Woman shot dead protesting China-backed mine in Myanmar: govtRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Yahoo!

    ... reforms in recent years, including releasing political prisoners and allowing opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament. In July 2013 the country revised the terms of the mine deal with Wanbao, giving the nation a share of the profits in an ...

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