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  1. Education Organizations Continue Opposition After Controversial Law PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... Arkar Moe Thu said. On Friday, however, MPs of the ruling Union Solidarity Party, the National League for Democracy (NLD) and the legislature's military block approved 19 of 25 amendments to National Education Bill proposed by President Thein Sein, ...

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  2. Mizzima News: NLD forms strategy team for 2015 election campaign - Hein Ko SoeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Burmanet

    The opposition National League for Democracy has established a committee to plan its strategy for the general election due to take place late next year, NLD central executive committee member Nan Khin Htwe Myint told Mizzima on September 28. She said the 17-member strategy team, called the "Central Success Committee", was comprised of state and region party chairpersons and selected party members. More members may be co-opted before the next meeting of the central executive committee due to be held next month, Nan Khin Htwe Myint said.

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  3. The Irrawaddy: 'I don't think the NLD will win a landslide victory in 2015' - Htet Naing ZawRead the original story

    Yesterday | Burmanet

    ... rule under President Thein Sein's government. The USDP will take on Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) and ethnic minority parties in the 2015 elections, which is supposed to be Burma's first free and fair vote after more than ...

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  4. I Don't Think the NLD Will Win a Landslide Victory in 2015'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... rule under President Thein Sein's government. The USDP will take on Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) and ethnic minority parties in the 2015 elections, which is supposed to be Burma's first free and fair vote after more than ...

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  5. For Burmese,huge strugglefor survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, a portrait of General Aung San, an independence hero and father of Myanmar's opposition leader Suu Key, is displayed on the wall of the National League for Democracy's HIV/AIDS prevention and caring center as patients infected with HIV and their family members rest in South Dagon, outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Patients from throughout the country take residence in the center for three months to receive Anti-Retroviral Therapy regularly.

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  6. The Myanmar Times: MOI to file lawsuits on two media groups -Lun Min MangRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Burmanet

    ... alleges that interviews it published with political scientist U Myo Yan Naung Thein and National League for Democracy (NLD) patron U Tin Oo contained criticism of the president that was "extreme". The ministry asked for an apology from the journal's ...

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  7. Eleven Media: Ceasefire optimism rises ahead of meeting with political parties tomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Burmanet

    The Union Peace-making Work Committee, Nationwide Ceasefire Coordinating Team and representatives of political parties will hold tripartite talks for the second time tomorrow when they meet at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Yangon. The invitations were sent out while negotiators from the Union government and armed ethnic groups were ironing out the final details of a nationwide ceasefire agreement at a series of meetings that began on September 22. Tun Tun Hein, a member of the executive committee of National League for Democracy party, said the NLD had been invited and it would attend.

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  8. PM Prayuth to visit Myanmar mid-OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Pattaya Mail

    ... businesses and branches of big companies in Thailand. Asked whether Gen Prayut would meet National League for Democracy Party chair Aung San Suu Kyi, Mr Pisanu said he did not receive confirmation of that. The ambassador said in principle the new ...

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  9. Eleven Media: Government accused of blocking debate over MP's coal-fired plantRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Burmanet

    MPs from different parties in the Aeyeywady Region parliament are uniting in their effort to urge the regional government to discuss its plans to build two coal-fired power plants, but say it will be an uphill battle as their government is ignoring them. Hla Myat Thwe, the sole regional MP from the National League for Democracy, is urging residents and environmentalists to make their opposition to the plants public so that he and other MPs can convey their stance to the parliament - where one MP from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party owns the company that the government says will build one of the plants.

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  10. Reuters: Burma investment message undermined by politics, sanctions - Daniel BasesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Burmanet

    ... SDN list. There is added political uncertainty as Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary elections with no presidential candidate. The Constitution, drafted during ...

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  11. Burma Investment Message Undermined by Politics, SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... SDN list. There is added political uncertainty as Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary elections with no presidential candidate. The Constitution, drafted during ...

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  12. Myanmar investment message undermined by politics, sanctionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Reuters

    ... SDN list. There is added political uncertainty as Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary elections with no presidential candidate. The constitution, drafted during ...

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  13. With Suu Kyi blocked, her Myanmar party eyes ex-general for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daily Times

    YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar with no candidate for president and might even support a former general from the pro-military ruling party, NLD officials said. Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi, 69, is barred by the constitution from becoming president and is apparently unwilling to give her blessing to an alternative candidate from within her own party.

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  14. With Aung San Suu Kyi barred, party may back ex-general for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | South China Morning Post

    Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar with no candidate for president and might even support a former general from the pro-military ruling party, NLD officials said. Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi, 69, is barred by the constitution from becoming president and is apparently unwilling to give her blessing to an alternative candidate from within her own party.

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  15. Senior NLD Member Denies Report of Party Support for Shwe Mann PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Hantha Myint, a senior member of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy , has denied that he told Reuters news agency that the party was considering supporting Union Parliament Speaker Shwe Mann for the presidency after next year's parliamentary elections. "I talked to Reuters on August 26, but I didn't utter a word about U Shwe Mann, or say we would support him," Hantha Myint, NLD Central Executive Committee member, told The Irrawaddy.

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  16. With Suu Kyi Blocked, NLD Could Support Shwe Mann for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy will go into next year's parliamentary election in Burma with no candidate for president and might even support a former general from the pro-military ruling party, NLD officials said. Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi, 69, is barred by the Constitution from becoming president and is apparently unwilling to give her blessing to an alternative candidate from within her own party.

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  17. Suu Kyi out, NLD looks to ex-generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Bangkok Post

    Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar with no candidate for president and might even support a former general from the pro-military ruling party, NLD officials said. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to the Myanmar community living in Singapore, on the island of Sentosa, in this Sept 22, 2013 file picture.

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  18. With Suu Kyi Blocked, Myanmar's NLD Eyes Former General for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Voice of America

    ... his visit to Thailand at the Government House in Bangkok, Sept. 23, 2013. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar (also known as Burma) with no candidate for president and ...

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  19. Backlash Grows Against Burma's National Education BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... to Myat Nyarna Soe, secretary of the Upper House's Education Development Committee. The National League for Democracy lawmaker said parliamentary procedure only allowed for MPs to accept the president's recommended changes or send back the original ...

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  20. Burma's Govt to Bring Defamation Charges Against 2 PublicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... court action is brought. The Myanmar Herald published an opinion interview with the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party's lead researcher Myo Yan Naung Thein in its Aug. 9 issue, criticizing Thein Sein for waffling in his statements ...

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