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Channel NewsAsia
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile upshe said. He was charged with the same offence in a separate Yangon township c
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile up
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
she said. He was charged with the same offence in a separate Yangon township court on Tuesday. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won Myanmar's November election, but the military, which ruled the Southeast Asian nation... Read more
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The Star
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile upshe said. He was charged with the same offence in a separate Yangon township c
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile up
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
she said. He was charged with the same offence in a separate Yangon township court on Tuesday. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won Myanmar's November election, but the military, which ruled the Southeast Asian nation... Read more
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Reuters
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile upshe said. He was charged with the same offense in a separate Yangon township c
Charges against Myanmar's 'Saffron Revolution' leader pile up
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
she said. He was charged with the same offense in a separate Yangon township court on Tuesday. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won Myanmar's November election, but the military, which ruled the Southeast Asian nation... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech - Human Rights WatchYANGON: Myanmar's government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Dem
Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech - Human Rights Watch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
YANGON: Myanmar's government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), should amend and abolish laws that threaten freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday. Laws covering areas from... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech - Human Rights WatchYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National Lea
Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech - Human Rights Watch
The Star / Posted yesterday
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), should amend and abolish laws that threaten freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday. Laws covering areas... Read more
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Business Standard India
Aung San Suu Kyi meets ethnic armed organisationsarmed groups in Myanmar - ruled for decades by an iron-fisted junta until the t
Aung San Suu Kyi meets ethnic armed organisations
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
armed groups in Myanmar - ruled for decades by an iron-fisted junta until the transition to democracy began in 2012 followed by elections last year that saw the National League for Democracy win a landslide victory - have not signed the cea... Read more
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New Kerala
Aung San Suu Kyi meets ethnic armed organisations - newkerala.com #82796armed groups in Myanmar - ruled for decades by an iron-fisted junta until the t
Aung San Suu Kyi meets ethnic armed organisations - newkerala.com #82796
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
armed groups in Myanmar - ruled for decades by an iron-fisted junta until the transition to democracy began in 2012 followed by elections last year that saw the National League for Democracy win a landslide victory - have not signed the cea... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Vows to Boycott MagufuliThey termed the remarks unfortunate and should not have come from a President w
Opposition Vows to Boycott Magufuli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
They termed the remarks unfortunate and should not have come from a President who came to power through the rule of law under the country's Constitution. Ukawa is made of four parties: Chadema, CUF, NCCR-Mageuzi and the National League for Democra... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ukawa Counters JPM On Political Activity Banof law under the country's constitution. Ukawa encompasses four opposition par
Ukawa Counters JPM On Political Activity Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of law under the country's constitution. Ukawa encompasses four opposition parties: Chadema, CUF, NCCR-Mageuzi and the National League for Democracy. "He has made a number of controversial statements. I wonder whether he was prepared to become... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suu Kyi visit to Thailand spotlights Myanmar migrant plightgave Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome on her first vi
Suu Kyi visit to Thailand spotlights Myanmar migrant plight
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
gave Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome on her first visit to neighbouring Thailand since her National League for Democracy swept to election victory in November. Thailand is home to between two million and three... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachaigovernment. Ms Suu Kyi arrived from Yangon earlier on Thursday for a three-day
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachai
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
government. Ms Suu Kyi arrived from Yangon earlier on Thursday for a three-day visit in what was her first trip after the National League for Democracy Party won a landslide victory in elections in November last year. She was appointed to the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachaicountries. Ms Suu Kyi arrived from Yangon earlier on Thursday for a three-day
Suu Kyi meets migrant workers in Mahachai
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
countries. Ms Suu Kyi arrived from Yangon earlier on Thursday for a three-day visit in what was her first trip after the National League for Democracy Party won landslide elections in Myanmar in November last year. She was appointed to the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand triphas never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of p
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand trip
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
has never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of power, peace can be achieved. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party swept last year's general election to take power in March, but she is blocked from... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand tripspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand trip
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election � boycotted by her National League for Democracy party � installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Suu Kyi visit to Thailand spotlights Myanmar migrant plightgave Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome on her first vi
Suu Kyi visit to Thailand spotlights Myanmar migrant plight
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
gave Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome on her first visit to neighbouring Thailand since her National League for Democracy swept to election victory in November. Thailand is home to between two million and three... Read more
105 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand triphas never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of p
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand trip
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
has never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of power, peace can be achieved. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party swept last year's general election to take power in March, but she is blocked from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand triphas never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of p
Suu Kyi tackles migrant workers' plight during Thailand trip
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
has never completely ceased, though there are hopes that with the army out of power, peace can be achieved. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party swept last year's general election to take power in March, but she is blocked from... Read more
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dna
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailandgave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thail
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailand
dna / Posted 7 days ago
gave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thailand on Thursday on her first visit since her National League for Democracy (NLD) swept to election victory in November. Thailand is home to between two and three million... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Suu Kyi visits Thailandgave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thail
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Suu Kyi visits Thailand
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
gave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thailand on Thursday on her first visit since her National League for Democracy swept to election victory in November. Thailand is home to between two and three million... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Suu Kyi visits Thailandgave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thail
Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Suu Kyi visits Thailand
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
gave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome to neighbouring Thailand on Thursday on her first visit since her National League for Democracy swept to election victory in November. Thailand is home to between two and three million... Read more
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Salon.com
Suu Kyi’s trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers’ plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar’s then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi’s trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers’ plight
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar’s then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election — boycotted by her National League for Democracy party — installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year’s general election... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election - boycotted by her National League for Democracy party - installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election - boycotted by her National League for Democracy party - installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election — boycotted by her National League for Democracy party — installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
105 related stories
7d
The Wilmington Star-News
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election � boycotted by her National League for Democracy party � installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
105 related stories
7d
Hawaii News Now
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election - boycotted by her National League for Democracy party - installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
105 related stories
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election — boycotted by her National League for Democracy party — installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plightspent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was free
Suu Kyi's trip to Thailand to tackle migrant workers' plight
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
spent under house arrest under Myanmar's then-military government. She was freed after a 2010 election - boycotted by her National League for Democracy party - installed a military-backed government. Her party swept last year's general election... Read more
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8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi courts Thai junta in reversal of fortunesvisit that highlights the changing fortunes of the Southeast Asian neighbours.
Suu Kyi courts Thai junta in reversal of fortunes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
visit that highlights the changing fortunes of the Southeast Asian neighbours. Myanmar, now governed by Mrs Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy after elections last year, is emerging from a half-century of military rule, while Thailand,... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar's Suu Kyi reiterates stance on not using term 'Rohingya'National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Un
Myanmar's Suu Kyi reiterates stance on not using term 'Rohingya'
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar March 15, 2016. YANGON Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights that the government will... Read more
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New Kerala
NLD celebrates Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday - newkerala.com #79003Yangon, June 20 : Members of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) acr
NLD celebrates Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday - newkerala.com #79003
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Yangon, June 20 : Members of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) across Myanmar celebrated State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's 71th birthday on Sunday by donating blood and planting trees. In Yangon, Suu Kyi's birthday celebration was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dealmaking excitement builds over beer in newly open Myanmarrestrictions following political reforms in 2012. After last November's electi
Dealmaking excitement builds over beer in newly open Myanmar
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
restrictions following political reforms in 2012. After last November's election results in which Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy swept to victory, the Treasury Department allowed American businesses to use ports, toll roads... Read more
15d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ADB pledges $1.75bn in loans to Myanmar over 5 yearsmilitary relinquished direct control in 2011. Myanmar held credible parliament
ADB pledges $1.75bn in loans to Myanmar over 5 years
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
military relinquished direct control in 2011. Myanmar held credible parliamentary elections in November, when Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won a landslide. The party took power in April following a largely smooth transfer of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar scraps screening of film critical of military's pastrights," Mon Mon Myat told an audience that included activists, journalists and
Myanmar scraps screening of film critical of military's past
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
rights," Mon Mon Myat told an audience that included activists, journalists and Tin Oo, party patron of Suu Kyi's ruling National League for Democracy. "We cannot touch the issue if it is related to the military, and if it is related to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to ease Rohingya tensionactually told her she should speak more openly," the Dalai Lama, who is also a
Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to ease Rohingya tension
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
actually told her she should speak more openly," the Dalai Lama, who is also a Nobel Peace Laureate, said. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party won the April elections in a landslide, but it has largely remained silent on the... Read more
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Reuters
Dalai Lama urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to ease Rohingya tensionD.C., U.S. June 13, 2016. The Dalai Lama speaks at the U.S. Institute of Peace
Dalai Lama urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to ease Rohingya tension
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
D.C., U.S. June 13, 2016. The Dalai Lama speaks at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., U.S. June 13, 2016. National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar March... Read more
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The Star
Rohingya families happy to celebrate Ramadan in Malaysiamat for the Rohingya anytime soon. The forecast looks the same for this ethnic
Rohingya families happy to celebrate Ramadan in Malaysia
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
mat for the Rohingya anytime soon. The forecast looks the same for this ethnic minority, even as Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) takes the mantle to build a democratic bedrock in formerly authoritarian... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As Myanmar emerges from junta's shadow, war veterans left behindassistance scheme that offers minimal medical care or financial support. A new
As Myanmar emerges from junta's shadow, war veterans left behind
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
assistance scheme that offers minimal medical care or financial support. A new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) knows it must work with former foes from the military high command, who remain powerful... Read more
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The Star
As Myanmar emerges from junta's shadow, war veterans left behindassistance scheme that offers minimal medical care or financial support. A new
As Myanmar emerges from junta's shadow, war veterans left behind
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
assistance scheme that offers minimal medical care or financial support. A new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) knows it must work with former foes from the military high command, who remain powerful... Read more
17d
New Kerala
French FM to embark on four-day visit to Myanmar - newkerala.com #76275French NGOs and businesses, and Myanmar civil society organisations in Yangon.
French FM to embark on four-day visit to Myanmar - newkerala.com #76275
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
French NGOs and businesses, and Myanmar civil society organisations in Yangon. This will be the first visit by a representative of the French government to Myanmar since the National League for Democracy government came to power... Read more
19d
Reuters
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growthin demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a hi
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growth
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
in demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a historic election win by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in November. "Because of the general growth of the economy we are packed. The ships have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growthin demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a hi
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growth
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
in demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a historic election win by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in November. "Because of the general growth of the economy we are packed. The ships have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growthin demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a hi
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growth
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
in demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a historic election win by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in November. "Because of the general growth of the economy we are packed. The ships have... Read more
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The Star
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growthin demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a hi
In major test, Myanmar scrambles to clear port jam threatening growth
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
in demand for goods as the opening up of the economy accelerates following a historic election win by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in November. "Because of the general growth of the economy we are packed. The ships have... Read more
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20d
Market Watch
With Suu Kyi’s new government, China sees new opportunities in Myanmarwant to consider who their real friends are,” Yun Sun said. China has some rea
With Suu Kyi’s new government, China sees new opportunities in Myanmar
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
want to consider who their real friends are,” Yun Sun said. China has some reason to be optimistic. Members of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy assured Chinese officials during another visit to Beijing that they would work to counter... Read more
20d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New government should not disregard AseanBounnhang Vorachit during their meeting in Vientiane, last month. (EPA photo)
New government should not disregard Asean
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
Bounnhang Vorachit during their meeting in Vientiane, last month. (EPA photo) Ever since the electoral triumph of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar, speculation has been growing about its foreign policy -- how much continuity... Read more
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21d
Op-Ed News
How to Prevent Philadelphia from Turning into Far Worse than Chicago in 1968stateswoman, politician, diplomat and author who serves as the First and incumb
How to Prevent Philadelphia from Turning into Far Worse than Chicago in 1968
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
stateswoman, politician, diplomat and author who serves as the First and incumbent State Counsellor and Leader of the National League for Democracy. I don't want to see Philadelphia turned into a blood bath. That would snap the sole remaining... Read more
23d
Aliran Online
The Rohingya: Who are they? Why are they in Malaysia?(The Myanmar Times, 2-8 December 2013, p 19). Meanwhile, the democratic forces
The Rohingya: Who are they? Why are they in Malaysia?
Aliran Online / Posted 23 days ago
(The Myanmar Times, 2-8 December 2013, p 19). Meanwhile, the democratic forces led by Daw Aung Sang Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy has only protested against the violence perpetrated against the Muslims by fellow Buddhist... Read more
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23d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter to jail, hard labourwork with his lawyer to support his appeal," the BBC said in a statement issued
Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter to jail, hard labour
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
work with his lawyer to support his appeal," the BBC said in a statement issued on Monday in London. Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy, won a landslide victory in November elections, ushering in the country's first civilian... Read more
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24d
AllAfrica.com
How Tulia Fuels JPM, Opposition Shadow Warweek will thus see the launch of anti-establishment rallies by Ukawa -- a loose
How Tulia Fuels JPM, Opposition Shadow War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
week will thus see the launch of anti-establishment rallies by Ukawa -- a loose coalition of Chadema, NCCR-Mageuzi , National League for Democracy and Civic United Front - as well as ACT-Wazalendo led by politician Zitto Kabwe. The parties... Read more
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