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

    Friday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... 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 officially annulled the victory ...

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  2. A session in Burma's Union Parliament in Naypyidaw in 2012.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... fielded candidates in 13 races but did not win any seats in a poll that was dominated by the National League for Democracy (NLD). The NDF is an offshoot of the NLD, Burma's largest opposition party. An NLD decision to boycott the 2010 election on ...

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

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... (SPDC), the former military regime that was dissolved in 2011. The main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), boycotted the 2010 elections that installed the USDP in Parliament, though by-elections held in 2012 landed 43 NLD ...

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  4. The Irrawaddy: Government reintroduces top civil servant post - Kyaw Hsu MonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... they are more powerful than the post of director general. Nyan Win, a spokesperson of the National League for Democracy, said the opposition party had no problem with bringing back the post. "We have no reason to argue against these appointments, a ...

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

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burmanet

    ... health ailments at a general hospital in Rangoon. The 84-year-old 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 ...

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

    Monday Apr 20 | Burmanet

    ... in parliament have impressed the world, which looks on with both enthusiasm and caution. The National League for Democracy's (NLD) self-imposed ban on tourism has been lifted, and travelers have begun pouring in, introducing locals to foreign ways ...

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

    Friday Apr 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... and made no commitment to amend the deeply flawed 2008 constitution. The opposition National League for Democracy party and donor governments pressed for constitutional reform, particularly article 59(f), which effectively disqualifies opposition ...

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  9. Eleven Myanmar: Six parties agree to amend ConstitutionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Burmanet

    The six-party talks with 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, representing ethnic minorities, were held at the presidential residence in Nay Pyi Taw on April 10. "President Thein Sein didn't prepare discussion topics for the meeting as it was proposed by the Union Parliament. The parliamentary Speaker said that the report submitted by 31 members of the constitutional amendment committee would provide the framework.

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  10. Myanmar Times: NLD tightens discipline over joining protests - Lun Min MangRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Burmanet

    The opposition National League for Democracy has instructed its members to seek approval if they intend to take part in protests in the name of the party. U Nyan Win, party spokesperson, said the NLD was not limiting members' individual rights to participate in political activities.

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  11. The Irrawaddy: At high-level dialogue, six parties agree to more talks - The IrrawaddyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Burmanet

    ... the six-party dialogue's participants. It comes one week after Suu Kyi told Reuters that her National League for Democracy (NLD) party had not ruled out a boycott of the 2015 election, and called Thein Sein's government a "hardline regime," ...

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  12. Myanmar Times: Six-way talks should result in agreement, says Daw Suu ...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Burmanet

    The country needs "good agreements" to come out of talks starting today between the government and opposition, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday, as she reiterated her refusal to commit her National League for Democracy to taking part in parliamentary elections in November. "It is important to proceed to hold political talks.

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  13. The Irrawaddy: History lessons - Bertil LintnerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Burmanet

    ... leading figure in the current educational reform movement, was even stripped of his post as a National League for Democracy central committee member in February over a perceived conflict of interest. Regardless of whether or not one sympathizes with ...

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  14. Will Burma faithfully carry on its political reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | OpEdNews

    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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  15. Myanmar high-level meeting political talks consider reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Journal Gazette

    ... election later this year. Without at least a broad agreement, the participation of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy in the polls is in doubt. It feels that several clauses in the constitution are unfair, including one that does not allow Suu ...

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  16. Myanmar government calls top level political talks successful, but no agreements announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Lethbridge Herald

    Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with Myanmar's top political and military leaders in what a government spokesman described as a "successful meeting," but there was no sign the participants bridged their differences on political reforms ahead of an election later this year. Without at least a broad agreement, the participation of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy in the polls is in doubt.

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  17. Eleven Myanmar: NLD MP denounces appointment of permanent secretariesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Burmanet

    MP Myat Nyana Soe from the National League for Democracy tabled an urgent proposal at a Union parliament session on April 8 to prevent the appointment of permanent secretaries and chief directors during the term of the current administration. Myat Nyana Soe said: "There are two parts to the proposal I tabled.

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  18. The Irrawaddy: Lukewarm response to latest 48-party confab - Lawi Weng & Sean GleesonRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Burmanet

    ... parties would contest this year's election, after Suu Kyi once again raised the prospect of a National League for Democracy boycott in a weekend interview. Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing was attending Navy fleet exercises off the Arakan coast and was ...

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  19. Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar political, military leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... this year. Reaching at least a general agreement is probably a prerequisite for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy to take part in the polls. It feels that several clauses in the constitution are unfair, including one that does not allow Suu ...

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  20. Myanmar political talks consider reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Journal Gazette

    ... this year. Reaching at least a general agreement is probably a prerequisite for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy to take part in the polls. It feels that several clauses in the constitution are unfair, including one that does not allow Suu ...

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