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  1. Burma's Badass Gun-toting MedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... two years. In May 1990, Burma had its first free elections in 30 years. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won 392 of 489 parliamentary seats. But the government decided it wasn't so keen on democracy after all and began an extended ...

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  2. Today (Singapore): Myanmar to stay on reform path, says adviser, but changes will be gradualRead the original story

    Friday | Burmanet

    ... country's political landscape has been the return of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy (NLD) party won a landslide victory in the 2012 by-elections, giving her a seat in Parliament. She had spent years under house ...

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  3. Democratic Voice of Burma: Interfaith couple targeted by mob in PeguRead the original story

    Friday | Burmanet

    ... No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for Democracy chairperson for Nattalin Township and member of a local security committee, told DVB that a mob gathered on 15 April, surrounding the ...

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  4. 12 Best Female Role Models Everyone Should Look Up ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Lifehack.org

    ... in Burma, earning herself a spot amongst the great female role models. Suu Kyi lead the National League for Democracy for many years and gained huge global respect and praise for her continued stance, despite being a political prisoner under house ...

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  5. Tin Aye's Plan to Cheat the GameRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... a move that will significantly affect opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. The hugely popular leader has been touring the country in recent months, rallying people to support her call for amendments ...

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  6. The Lady's Allure Is ChallengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Inter Press Service

    ... nickname for Nobel Peace Laureate Aung Sung Suu Kyi. His involvement with Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party dates back to the days when Suu Kyi launched a campaign in the late eighties to rid Myanmar of military rule. Min, ...

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  7. Suu Kyi Says She Won't Single Out Any Groups for ReconciliationRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Bloomberg

    ... arrest by Myanmar's former military junta before becoming a politician heading the opposition National League for Democracy, "It does disturb me that a lot of attention of the international community is concentrated just on one or two issues," she ...

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  8. Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not yet a democracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | The Nation

    ... and sparked an investment boom. The former political prisoner has entered parliament, and her National League for Democracy (NLD) plans to contest elections next year, hoping to repeat a sweeping 1990 victory that was ignored by the former junta. ...

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  9. Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar - not yet a democracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Daily Times

    ... and sparked an investment boom. The former political prisoner has entered parliament, and her National League for Democracy (NLD) plans to contest elections next year, hoping to repeat a sweeping 1990 victory that was ignored by the former junta. ...

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  10. Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not yet a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Suria

    ... and sparked an investment boom. The former political prisoner has entered parliament, and her National League for Democracy (NLD) plans to contest elections next year, hoping to repeat a sweeping 1990 victory that was ignored by the former junta. ...

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  11. Germany's SPD awards Myanmar's Suu Kyi with Willy Brandt PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    ... also requires 75 percent parliamentary approval for all new legislation. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, which holds 43 of the 664 seats in the lower and upper houses, has pushed for amendments before the next general election, slated for ...

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  12. Tales of development in Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Bangkok Post

    ... opposition leaders Aung San Suu Kyi is keen to run in national elections next year, where her National League for Democracy Party is almost sure of emerging as the winner. But the military-contrived constitution bars her from becoming president ...

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  13. The Irrawaddy: Burma Election Commission to ban Suu Kyi's campaign strategyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Burmanet

    ... in a move that will likely affect Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. During by-elections in 2012, the NLD contested seats in 44 of 45 constituencies up for grabs. Before the election, Suu ...

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  14. Burma Election Commission to Ban Suu Kyi's Campaign StrategyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... in a move that will likely affect Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. During by-elections in 2012, the NLD contested seats in 44 of 45 constituencies up for grabs. Before the election, Suu ...

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  15. Burmese Public Views Govt Reforms, Military Favorably: PollRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... will largely pit the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) against Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD). Many anticipate that the opposition NLD will win big-an expectation based in part on the party's trouncing of the USDP ...

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  16. Myanmar police oversee uneasy calm after riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | TurkishPress.com

    ... local Muslim population. Maung Maung, the vice chairman of the Hlegu branch of the opposition National League for Democracy, told AA that around 30 Muslim families had fled Hlegu because of the attacks. The riot also raised the specter of communal ...

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  17. The Irrawaddy: Burma's top leaders divided over constitutional reformRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Burmanet

    ... committee in charge of constitutional reform to focus on amending Chapter 12. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party and the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society are also campaigning against the military's veto over amendments. ...

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  18. Mizzima News: NLD leader offers to intervene in land ownership disputeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Burmanet

    National League for Democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has offered to help nearly 300 families from Yangon's Mayangone Township who say they are the victims of a land-grab for a real estate project.

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  19. Burma's Top Leaders Divided Over Constitutional ReformRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... committee in charge of constitutional reform to focus on amending Chapter 12. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party and the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society are also campaigning against the military's veto over amendments. ...

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  20. Could Myanmar derail Clinton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Journalgazette.net

    ... free by-election saw Suu Kyi appointed to parliament, while her long beleaguered party, the National League for Democracy, won 43 of 46 parliamentary seats. In light of that victory, Clinton announced that the United States would undertake new steps ...

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