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  1. Myanmar Opposition Welcomes Election AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The main opposition in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says it welcomes the announcement of general elections for late next year. The National League for Democracy , which is led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is looking forward to the vote.

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  2. Myanmar Opposition Welcomes Election AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    The main opposition in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says it welcomes the announcement of general elections for late next year. The National League for Democracy , which is led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is looking forward to the vote.

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  3. South China Morning Post: Paintings banned in Myanmar to go on show - Kylie KnottRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... red, white and black. To the censors, red represented revolution and blood. After the National League for Democracy (NLD) was formed in 1988, the authorities became even more sensitive about the colour because the NLD flag features a fighting ...

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  4. The Irrawaddy: Burma general elections scheduled in late 2015: election officialRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Burmanet

    ... on observers. The last time Burma had democratic elections was in 1990 when Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won a landslide victory, a result that was ignored by the army, which continued to hold on to power for decades.

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  5. Myanmar sets provisional date for key 2015 pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and activists this year are a sign that the country could be backsliding. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is expected to win a major slice of the legislature in the 2015 vote. The party won almost every seat available in 2012 by-elections ...

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  6. Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... of military rule. On April 1, 2012, the first by-elections were held in which opposition National League for Democracy won 43 out of the 45 then open parliamentary seats with its chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi occupying a seat in the House of ...

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  7. Burma General Elections Scheduled in Late 2015: Election OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... on observers. The last time Burma had democratic elections was in 1990 when Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won a landslide victory, a result that was ignored by the army, which continued to hold on to power for decades.

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  8. Burma: Release of Ms. Phyu Hnin HtweRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions (ABFSU), and former youth member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) According to the information received, on October 15, 2014, Ms. Phyu Hnin Htwe was released from Monywa Prison, Sagaing ...

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  9. Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... though sporadic conflict continues. A local member of Burma's leading opposition party, the National League for Democracy, told The Irrawaddy last week that conditions were calm in areas near Hpakant, but that the Burma Army had deployed soldiers ...

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  10. Paintings banned in Myanmar to go on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    ... red, white and black. To the censors, red represented revolution and blood. After the National League for Democracy (NLD) was formed in 1988, the authorities became even more sensitive about the colour because the NLD flag features a fighting ...

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  11. Thai regime hunts for legitimacy in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Japan Times

    ... elections in 20 years. Shortly afterward, Aung San Suu Kyi, the leading opposition figure (National League for Democracy) was released from her lengthy house arrest. Suddenly a sense of optimism could be felt in Myanmar. U.S. President Barack Obama ...

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  12. The Irrawaddy: Army orders 1,000 villagers to leave, as tensions rise ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Burmanet

    The Burma Army has ordered more than 1,000 Kachin villagers to leave three villages near the jade mining town of Hpakant, Kachin State, warning civilians that there be could fighting between the army and Kachin rebels soon, local sources said on Wednesday. Residents of the villages of Kanzihall, Aung Bar Lay and Tang Kaw, located about 16 km from Hpakant, were told by Light Infantry Division 66 to leave their homes by Tuesday 6 pm, according to Hla San, a National League for Democracy member based in Hpakant town.

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  13. Army Orders 1,000 Villagers to Leave, As Tensions Rise Near HpakantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Burma Army has ordered more than 1,000 Kachin villagers to leave three villages near the jade mining town of Hpakant, Kachin State, warning civilians that there be could fighting between the army and Kachin rebels soon, local sources said on Wednesday. Residents of the villages of Kanzihall, Aung Bar Lay and Tang Kaw, located about 16 km from Hpakant, were told by Light Infantry Division 66 to leave their homes by Tuesday 6 pm, according to Hla San, a National League for Democracy member based in Hpakant town.

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  14. In Myanmar Parliament, colorful hats cap divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | OregonLive.com

    ... former captors, in turns scolding or praising the military. It concerns some members of her National League for Democracy party, who quietly observe her tone shifting with her presidential prospects, which were never bright thanks to a law that was ...

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  15. Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD, 88GPOS activists' trial postponed again in Magwe - Zaw PeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Burmanet

    A group of 11 activists in Magwe Division, who are being sued in connection with a rally they held in favour of changing Burma's constitution, had their hearing postponed again on Monday when the plaintiff failed to appear in court. The defendants in the case, from the National League for Democracy and the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society group , are being sued by Magwe Division's Religious Affairs Director Thaung Shwe allegedly because they trespassed on the grounds of a local Buddhist temple in June when they held their rally.

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  16. In Myanmar parliament, colorful hats cap divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Japan Times

    ... former captors, in turns scolding or praising the military. It concerns some members of her National League for Democracy party, who quietly observe her tone shifting with her presidential prospects, which were never bright thanks to a law that was ...

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  17. In Myanmar Parliament, colorful hats cap divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 18, 2014 photo, the Chairman of National League for Democracy and a member of Lower House Aung San Suu Kyi, with fresh flowers in her hair, addresses supporters of her constituency at Myanmar's Parliament in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.

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  18. In Myanmar's parliament, colorful hats cap divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The China Post

    ... former captors, in turns scolding or praising the military. It concerns some members of her National League for Democracy party, who quietly observe her tone shifting with her presidential prospects, which were never bright thanks to a law that was ...

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  19. How hats can give you a head start when it comes to Burmese politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Independent

    ... in Parliament are as complicated as they are colourful. Ms Suu Kyi, leader of the opposition National League for Democracy party and Nobel Peace laureate, spent decades under house arrest. She now sits alongside her former captors, in turns scolding ...

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  20. In Burma's Parliament, What's on Your Head MattersRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... former captors, in turns scolding or praising the military. It concerns some members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, who quietly observe her tone shifting with her presidential prospects, which were never bright thanks to a law ...

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