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  1. Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Myanmar's parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country's top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, a parliamentarian from her party said. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from 49 years of military dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year.

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  2. The Irrawaddy: Parliament proposes high-level charter talks - Zarni MannRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... the change of article 436 when it would cost them opportunities?" Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party and the face of Burma's constitutional reform movement, told reporters after the assembly that she does not ...

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  3. Parliament Proposes High-Level Charter TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... the change of article 436 when it would cost them opportunities?" Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party and the face of Burma's constitutional reform movement, told reporters after the assembly that she does not ...

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  4. The Myanmar Times: Behind the student protests - Wa LoneRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    ... former governments has turned Myanmar's education system into the worst in Southeast Asia. The National League for Democracy (NLD) has been a central player in the drafting of the National Education Law from the start. The law's genesis came about ...

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  5. The Myanmar Times: White card-holders cut from voting in referendum - Ei Ei Toe LwinRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    ... card-holders the right to vote. However, MPs agreed unanimously to a proposal submitted by National League for Democracy representative Daw Khin San Hlaing to cut reference to them from the bill. Other MPs spoke out in favour of the proposal, after ...

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  6. Eleven Media: Four party-talks should come before more inclusive dialogue, say ethnic leadersRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    ... said she accepted the federal principle," said Naing Han Tha. Sai Laik, spokesperson for Shan National League for Democracy, said, "Studying what the president has said about holding four-party talks, it seems to me that he has admitted that he as ...

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  7. The Irrawaddy: Shan Party demands probe into police custody killing of leader - Kyaw Myo TunRead the original story

    Monday | Burmanet

    The Shan Nationalities Democratic Party has threatened to stage a protest next month if the Shan State government fails to investigate the death of Hopong Township SNDP vice chairman Sai Shwe, who was killed by police while in custody as the primary suspect in the murder of a fellow local politician. Sai San Tun, vice chairman of the National League for Democracy party in Hopong Township's Ming Pyin village tract, southern Shan State, was assassinated on June 5 by unidentified gunmen.

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  8. Shan Party Demands Probe Into Police Custody Killing of LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Shan Nationalities Democratic Party has threatened to stage a protest next month if the Shan State government fails to investigate the death of Hopong Township SNDP vice chairman Sai Shwe, who was killed by police while in custody as the primary suspect in the murder of a fellow local politician. Sai San Tun, vice chairman of the National League for Democracy party in Hopong Township's Ming Pyin village tract, southern Shan State, was assassinated on June 5 by unidentified gunmen.

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  9. Army Chief Defends Constitution, Says Meeting Suu Kyi ProblematicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... we accept that Tatmadaw is responsible to safeguard it," he said. Since January, Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy has worked with the popular 88 Students Peace and Open Society leaders to launch a people's movement that calls for significant ...

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  10. Myanmar regime in test of solidarityRead the original story

    Monday | Asia Times

    ... governing party, the Union of Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), the official opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), the military (Tatmadaw) and ethnic groups seems to have been little more than a public relations move to massage ...

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  11. Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar Opposition to Keep Pushing for Constitutional ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    ... the betterment of the country," said pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. She also said her National League for Democracy (NLD) is ready for all the people of Myanmar, also known as Burma, to have a say on the matter. "Then why don't you call for a ...

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  12. Myanmar Military Chief Denies Presidency Ban Targets Aung San Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... asked whether he might meet one on one with Suu Kyi, Hlaing called such a discussion with the National League for Democracy (NLD) leader "difficult," saying her political intentions may not be the same as his. But he said he would not rule out the ...

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  13. BBC News: Why has Myanmar dropped proportional representation plans? - Jonah FisherRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Burmanet

    ... political problem - the "what happens next" question? What if Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), wins next year's election but she is still barred from becoming president? Major changes Shwe Mann justified his ...

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  14. Why has Myanmar dropped proportional representation plans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    ... political problem - the "what happens next" question? What if Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), wins next year's election but she is still barred from becoming president? Shwe Mann justified his announcement on PR by ...

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  15. Timetable for charter change is logical, says Aung San Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Straits Times

    Myanmar Parliamentary Speaker Shwe Mann's timetable for the charter change is logical, said Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy to media representatives. "He has only laid out the process for charter change.

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  16. YANGON: Timetable for charter change is logical, says Aung San Suu KyiRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Asia News Network

    Thura Shwe Mann's timetable for the charter change is logical, said Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy to media representatives on November 19. "He has only laid out the process for charter change. Only after we amend Section 436 can we make changes to other sections.

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  17. Voice of America: Interview With Myanmar President Thein SeinRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Burmanet

    ... [in cases of] self-defense, our troops will not attack." Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) wants to change the constitutional prohibition on anyone becoming president whose spouse or children are foreign ...

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  18. Mizzima News: Military MPs say lack of peace reason not to amend...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Burmanet

    ... with Section 436 appearing to be the most contentious. Lower House MP U Win Myint of the National League for Democracy said his party wished to amend Section 436 as it would lead to internal peace, democratization and equal rights. Opposition leader ...

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  19. Myanmar's reform miracle stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Daily Star

    ... investment is stagnating. The country's pro-democracy leader and head of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi, put it bluntly last week at a press conference on the eve of the summit, when she warned the western ...

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  20. 10 Incredibly Awkward Celebrity KissesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | JD Journal

    ... come across. President Barack Obama is trying to give Aung San Suu Kyi, the President of the National League for Democracy in Burma, but she is having none of it. Image credit: Getty Images Ok, now this is just funny. These guys are Will Ferrell and ...

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