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  1. The Shape of Things to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... They are losing the political battle. The main task of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), which won 43 of 44 seats contested in 2012 by-elections, was to amend the Constitution ahead of the 2015 election. ...

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  2. Mizzima News: The Elders call for end to armed conflicts in Myanmar - Min MinRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... to allow local and foreign monitoring groups to observe the elections. In a meeting with National League for Democracy chairperson Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, The Elders said they discussed the changes that are underway in Myanmar, the ongoing dialogue ...

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

    Yesterday | CFR.org

    Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the National League for Democracy Party's central committee meeting at a restaurant in Yangon on December 13, 2014. It's that time of year again.

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  4. A bookstore in downtown Rangoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... sale at the theatre. Invitations have been sent to Nobel laureates across the world, including National League for Democracy chair Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. Pe Myint said that the festival's theme presented an ideal ...

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  5. The Irrawaddy: Election chief under fire for raising prospect of coup ...Read the original story

    Thursday | Burmanet

    ... role in the country's democratization. Phyu Phyu Thin, a Lower House lawmaker with the National League for Democracy (NLD), called on President Thein Sein to reprimand Tin Aye for his comments. "What he said was beyond his authority. He exceeded the ...

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  6. The Irrawaddy: NLD member denied bail at religious offence trial - Zarni MannRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Burmanet

    Spurned by his party and vilified by nationalist groups, prominent columnist Htin Lin Oo has now been denied bail and is in custody on charges of offending religious feeling. The author, who was sacked from his position as an information officer for the National League for Democracy after he was denounced by Buddhist organizations, appeared at the Chaung-U Township court in Sagaing Division on Wednesday.

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  7. Election Chief Under Fire for Raising Prospect of CoupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... role in the country's democratization. Phyu Phyu Thin, a Lower House lawmaker with the National League for Democracy (NLD), called on President Thein Sein to reprimand Tin Aye for his comments. "What he said was beyond his authority. He exceeded the ...

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  8. Myanmar trial over 'Buddha insult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    ... Lin Oo, a columnist now sacked from his position as an information officer with the opposition National League for Democracy, had given a speech that "criticised the use of Buddhism as a tool for discrimination and extreme nationalism", the ...

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  9. Former Myanmar opposition official denied bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | TurkishPress.com

    A former information officer for Myanmar's opposition party was placed under custody Wednesday after being denied bail on charges of offending religious feeling. Htin Lin Oo, a prominent columnist who was dismissed from his position in the National League for Democracy after complaints were filed against him by Buddhist nationalists, was transferred to a prison in northern Sagaing Division, according to a local news website.

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  10. Myanmar court jails former opposition official accused of insulting BuddhismRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Reuters

    A prominent former official with Myanmar's main opposition party was detained on Wednesday and faces charges of insulting religion, which stemmed from a speech intended to discourage extremist interpretations of Buddhism, his lawyer said. Htin Lin Oo, a writer, was dismissed from his post as an information officer for the National League for Democracy after an excerpt from a speech he gave in October was shared widely online, prompting accusations he had attacked Buddhism.

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  11. Htin Lin Oo at an event in October.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Spurned by his party and vilified by nationalist groups, prominent columnist Htin Lin Oo has now been denied bail and is in custody on charges of offending religious feeling. The author, who was sacked from his position as an information officer for the National League for Democracy after he was denounced by Buddhist organizations, appeared at the Chaung-U Township court in Sagaing Division on Wednesday.

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  12. The Irrawaddy: Public mostly hopeful about Burma's development,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Burmanet

    ... democratic poll since 1990, when the army ignored a landslide victory of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy. Although fears of expressing political views publicly continue to linger following years of military rule, 93 percent of ...

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  13. Eleven Media: If country is not stable and tranquil, army will seize power back: UEC's ChairmanRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Burmanet

    ... seized power in 1988. Tatmadaw held the 1990 general elections two years later and the National League for Democracy (NLD) won the elections. Tatmadaw couldn't transfer the power as the NLD had grudge. There must be a constitution to be able to ...

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  14. Democratic Voice of Burma: Kachin villagers isolated as military...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Burmanet

    Dashi Laseng, the Hpakant township chairman of the National League for Democracy, said residents from Jar Yar Yang village about eight miles southeast of the town have been unable to reach Hpakant or other local villages since 14 December. "We received complaints from the villagers that their movements have been restricted due to a rise of tensions between the [Burmese] Army and the KIA.

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  15. Public Mostly Hopeful About Burma's Development, Elections: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... democratic poll since 1990, when the army ignored a landslide victory of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy. Although fears of expressing political views publicly continue to linger following years of military rule, 93 percent of ...

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  16. Burma Enjoys an Uneasy Peace: Time to Close Thailand's Refugee Camps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Cato Institute

    ... two years later the junta foolishly held an election, decisively won by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy. The regime refused to recognize the results and reinforced its repressive rule, placing Suu Kyi, who received the Nobel Peace ...

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  17. Mizzima News: NLD not expecting proportional representation to be used in 2015 election -Hein Ko SoeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Burmanet

    Although there has been discussion in Myanmar about using proportional representation, the National League for Democracy drew up their declaration for the 2015 general elections based on the first-past-the-post voting system, U Nyan Win, NLD Central Executive Committee member, told Mizzima on December 14. "The party has not yet approved the declaration but did not consider the voting system based on the proportional representation or PR system," U Nyan Win told media at a press conference after the NLD's 4th Central Committee Meeting at the Royal Rose Restaurant in Yangon. Central Executive Committee member U Win Myint said that the draft election declaration has been completed and will be approved at the next committee meeting.

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  18. Mizzima News: USDP will make constitutional amends 'at appropriate time'Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Burmanet

    ... or children with foreign nationality from the presidency, a provision viewed that prevents National League for Democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president. Section 436 requires that constitutional amendment to require over 75 ...

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  19. Suu Kyi Denounces - Just for Show' 12-Party Charter TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected as "just for show" a proposal for 12-party talks on constitutional reform, which was put forward last week and passed by the Rangoon divisional parliament. Speaking at the fourth meeting of the National League for Democracy party's Central Executive Committee over the weekend, Suu Kyi reiterated opposition to the multi-party dialogue, which she first conveyed last week, saying: "We utterly object the steps trying to derail fruitful talks.

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  20. Myanmar opposition party meets for election programmesRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Myanmarese opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) that is led Aung San Suu Kyi by Saturday met for the fourth time to map out action programmes for next year's general ...

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