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Asian Correspondent
Burma’s lawmakers unanimous in motion denouncing UN official’s remarksa UN official during her recent visit to the country, local media reported. Th
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
a UN official during her recent visit to the country, local media reported. The motion, brought forward the day before by National League for Democracy (NLD), came following UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Yanghee Lee’s criticisms against... Read more
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heraldscotland
Icon's grip on power weakens by the day amid slow pace of reformAsian nation, but highlight the challenges facing Ms Suu Kyi as de factor leade
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Asian nation, but highlight the challenges facing Ms Suu Kyi as de factor leader of the nation’s 50 million people. Her National League for Democracy won a crushing victory in the 2015 elections and the old elite accepted the people’s... Read more
3d
Scoop.co.nz
Myanmar: Free Wrongfully Detained Kachin Christian Leadersa similar charge in the Myitkyina Township Court and each paid a 30,000 kyat fi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
a similar charge in the Myitkyina Township Court and each paid a 30,000 kyat fine (US$22).The Myanmar government led by the National League for Democracy should immediately revise its laws to bring them in line with international human rights... Read more
6d
Aljazeera
UN envoy complains of state surveillance in Myanmarjournalists and civilians were followed, monitored and surveyed and questioned.
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
journalists and civilians were followed, monitored and surveyed and questioned. That's still going on," Lee added. National League for Democracy led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power last year after a landslide in the... Read more
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8d
AllAfrica.com
Kubenea Says Unaware of Legal Action Taken Against Himsabotaged the Opposition in 2015," he said. Mr Kubenea said cooperation decisio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
sabotaged the Opposition in 2015," he said. Mr Kubenea said cooperation decision made by Chadema, NCCR-Mageuzi, CUF and the National League for Democracy (NLD) was the one giving Chadema the confidence of implementing the operation with... Read more
8d
The Courier Mail
Myanmar's coal plan sparks protestcurrently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one o
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
currently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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News.com.au
Myanmar’s coal plan sparks protestcurrently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one o
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
currently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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8d
Geelong Advertiser
Myanmar’s coal plan sparks protestcurrently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one o
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
currently generates just 1 per cent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar marks 70th anniversary of Martyrs' Dayup at the mausoleum each year to pay their respects to the martyrs. In a state
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
up at the mausoleum each year to pay their respects to the martyrs. In a statement issued Wednesday, Ms Suu Kyi's ruling National League for Democracy party urged the public to take lessons from Martyrs' Day and strive for the emergence of a new... Read more
10d
Asian Correspondent
Burma: Ultra right-wing monk calls for Suu Kyi’s govt to step downAN influential Burmese ultranationalist monk has called on the Aung San Suu Kyi
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
AN influential Burmese ultranationalist monk has called on the Aung San Suu Kyi-led National League for Democracy (NLD) government to step down amid the intensifying rift between her administration and the outlawed Ma Ba Tha group. In an 11-minute... Read more
14d
Fast Company Magazine
Jailed For A Facebook Poem: The Fight Against Myanmar’s Draconian Defamation Lawswere charged over Facebook posts. Then came the historic Myanmar election of N
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
were charged over Facebook posts. Then came the historic Myanmar election of November 2015 and a sweeping victory for the National League for Democracy, the party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, the celebrated political reformer and Nobel peace laureate.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights onimpact. Coal currently generates just 1% of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein,
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
impact. Coal currently generates just 1% of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Mrs Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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16d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights onimpact. Coal currently generates just 1% of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein,
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
impact. Coal currently generates just 1% of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Mrs Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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16d
Asian Correspondent
Burma: Coal plan sparks ire as govt struggles to keep lights onimpact. Coal currently generates just 1 percent of Burma‘s electricity. Win H
Asian Correspondent / Posted 16 days ago
impact. Coal currently generates just 1 percent of Burma‘s electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country’s... Read more
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16d
EuroNews
Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights onimpact. Coal currently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar’s electricity. Win H
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
impact. Coal currently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar’s electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country’s... Read more
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16d
Reuters
Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights oncurrently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
currently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights oncurrently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
currently generates just 1 percent of Myanmar's electricity. Win Htein, one of the top leaders from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, said alternatives such as hydropower would take time and coal was ideal for the country's... Read more
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21d
Asian Correspondent
Burma: Govt mulls change to law seen as violating free speech – Suu Kyidespite Burma electing its first civilian government in about half a century, i
Asian Correspondent / Posted 21 days ago
despite Burma electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament – and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners –... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar tycoon says economy neglected by Suu Kyi's governmentsustainable". Pun spoke out at a time when Suu Kyi has struggled to match the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
sustainable". Pun spoke out at a time when Suu Kyi has struggled to match the sky-high expectations that accompanied her National League for Democracy (NLD) to power a year ago. In addition to a slowdown in growth, the Nobel Peace Prize winner... Read more
21d
dna
Myanmar tycoon says economy neglected by Suu Kyi's governmentsustainable". Pun spoke out at a time when Suu Kyi has struggled to match the
dna / Posted 21 days ago
sustainable". Pun spoke out at a time when Suu Kyi has struggled to match the sky-high expectations that accompanied her National League for Democracy (NLD) to power a year ago. In additional to a slowdown in growth, the Nobel Peace Prize winner... Read more
22d
Swissinfo
Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech - Suu Kyidespite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century,
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
despite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament - and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners -... Read more
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22d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech - Suu Kyidespite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
despite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament - and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners -... Read more
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22d
The Star
Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech - Suu Kyidespite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century,
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
despite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament - and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners -... Read more
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22d
Reuters
Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech: Suu Kyidespite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century,
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
despite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament - and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners -... Read more
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dna
Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech - Suu Kyidespite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century,
dna / Posted 22 days ago
despite Myanmar electing its first civilian government in about half a century, its media face increasing curbs. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has a majority in parliament - and many of its lawmakers are former political prisoners -... Read more
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23d
Inquirier.net
PH to outperform growth in Asean — BMI Researchand 7-8 percent next year. Meanwhile, increasing investments in Myanmar and “g
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
and 7-8 percent next year. Meanwhile, increasing investments in Myanmar and “greater political stability” under the ruling National League for Democracy would bring about nearly 7.5-percent growth both in 2017 and 2018, BMI Research said. Growing... Read more
24d
Bdnews24.com
EU urges Myanmar to protect free speech after arrests of journalistsDay Against Drug Abuse. Journalists and rights groups say that over a year sin
Bdnews24.com / Posted 24 days ago
Day Against Drug Abuse. Journalists and rights groups say that over a year since democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy came to power, the gains made in press freedom since the end of decades of strict military rule... Read more
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The Star
EU urges Myanmar to protect free speech after arrests of journalistsDay Against Drug Abuse. Journalists and rights groups say that over a year sin
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
Day Against Drug Abuse. Journalists and rights groups say that over a year since democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy came to power, the gains made in press freedom since the end of decades of strict military rule... Read more
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BBC News
Aung San Suu Kyi: From human rights heroine to alienated iconcrisis in Rakhine will cause Aung San Suu Kyi no problems among the majority of
BBC News / Posted 25 days ago
crisis in Rakhine will cause Aung San Suu Kyi no problems among the majority of Burmese, who remain loyal supporters of her National League for Democracy. She has the support of the street even if her backing in ethnic minority areas is... Read more
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27d
Canberra Times
Myanmar to stand in way of UN investigation into violence against Muslimssaid Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who a
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
said Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who are now officials in Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy. "But now that the NLD has won handsomely - and they've won because of the votes of the people... Read more
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27d
WA Today
Myanmar to stand in way of UN investigation into violence against Muslimssaid Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who a
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
said Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who are now officials in Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy. "But now that the NLD has won handsomely - and they've won because of the votes of the people... Read more
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27d
Brisbane Times
Myanmar to stand in way of UN investigation into violence against Muslimssaid Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who a
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
said Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who are now officials in Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy. "But now that the NLD has won handsomely - and they've won because of the votes of the people... Read more
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27d
Sydney Morning Herald
Myanmar to stand in way of UN investigation into violence against Muslimssaid Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
said Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who are now officials in Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy. "But now that the NLD has won handsomely - and they've won because of the votes of the people... Read more
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27d
The Age
Myanmar to stand in way of UN investigation into violence against Muslimssaid Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who a
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
said Khin Zaw Win, who was jailed for 11 years, often alongside activists who are now officials in Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy. "But now that the NLD has won handsomely - and they've won because of the votes of the people... Read more
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27d
The Star
Myanmar journalists say arrests show media under 'pressure'concern about the freedom of the media despite a transition from full military
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
concern about the freedom of the media despite a transition from full military rule. Over a year since Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy came to power, Myanmar reporters say charges filed by the military this week against... Read more
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27d
Aljazeera
Myanmar needs to get serious about peaceand civil society activists descended on Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw with the s
Aljazeera / Posted 27 days ago
and civil society activists descended on Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw with the stated aim of achieving what Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party promised when it came to power in April 2016 - "national reconciliation". But an... Read more
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29d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Journalists charged after contacting Myanmar rebelsraised concern about the reporters. 'Affront to democracy' Lawyer Nyan Win, a
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
raised concern about the reporters. 'Affront to democracy' Lawyer Nyan Win, a senior member of Mrs Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, raised concerns about due process, although he said he was not sure of the full... Read more
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29d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar journalists charged, held in jail for covering armed groupwhich has been used to curb criticism of the government and army. Prosecutions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
which has been used to curb criticism of the government and army. Prosecutions under the legislation have surged since the National League for Democracy came to power last year, with social media satirists, activists and journalists increasingly... Read more
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30d
Asian Correspondent
Is Aung San Suu Kyi failing on her own terms?peace process” (The Straits Times). None paint a particularly rosy view of the
Asian Correspondent / Posted 30 days ago
peace process” (The Straits Times). None paint a particularly rosy view of the achievements of the woman who helped the National League for Democracy (NLD) secure a landslide election victory in October 2015 after 50 years of military... Read more
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BBC News
The Nobel Peace Prize's empty chair- winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the
BBC News / Posted a month ago
- winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, a year after her National League for Democracy won an overwhelming victory in elections - a vote that was nullified by the junta. At the time... Read more

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