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Myanmar Might Get a Woman President Before the United States Does – New York Magazine


New York Magazine

Myanmar Might Get a Woman President Before the United States Does
New York Magazine
Aung San Suu Kyi has been fighting for democracy all her life. Photo: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images. Myanmar might get its first woman president before the United States does, even though the leading candidate — Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu …
Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president after 'positive' talks – reportsThe Guardian
In Myanmar, Rumors Swirl of Possible Aung San Suu Kyi PresidencyVoice of America
Myanmar delay gives Aung San Suu Kyi last presidency chanceFinancial Times
International Business Times –The Independent –The Australian (blog)
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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 5:39 pm

Myanmar Talks Could Open Door to Presidency for Aung San Suu Kyi – New York Times


New York Times

Myanmar Talks Could Open Door to Presidency for Aung San Suu Kyi
New York Times
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — The democracy movement of the Nobel Peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is negotiating with Myanmar's military over the composition of the next government, including a possible deal that would allow her to be president, two …
Will Aung San Suu Kyi ever be president of Burma?Telegraph.co.uk
Aung San Suu Kyi Taps Former Assembly Speaker For Legal Advisory PostRadio Free Asia
Facebook post threat to kill Aung San Suu KyiMizzima News
Reuters –Nikkei Asian Review
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Posted on 5 February 2016 | 12:26 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi urges patience over Myanmar presidency decision – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Aung San Suu Kyi urges patience over Myanmar presidency decision
Channel News Asia
Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) leadeer Aung San Suu Kyi holds a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw, on Feb 3, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Aung Htet). Military members of parliament attend a lower house session in Nay Pyi Taw on Feb 1, 2016.
'Don't be anxious': Aung San Suu Kyi urges patience as speculation builds over presidential nominationSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
For Myanmar's People, Aung San Suu Kyi's Government Marks a New DawnGlobal Voices Online
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi-led NLD to Form New Burmese Government after Decades of Military RuleNews Every day
Daily News & Analysis –The Independent (blog)
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Posted on 3 February 2016 | 2:30 pm

Gay people in Burma live secret lives. Will Aung San Suu Kyi liberate them? – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Gay people in Burma live secret lives. Will Aung San Suu Kyi liberate them?
Telegraph.co.uk
“I know some people like 'they', but I don't mind. You can use 'he' or 'she',” Htike Myat Kalyar Khin Khin Win says earnestly in English, showing an impressive grip of foreign pronouns, when I ask how she wants to be referred to in this article. Htike

Posted on 2 February 2016 | 10:15 am

History in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi sits in parliament – Irish Times


Irish Times

History in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi sits in parliament
Irish Times
Can Suu Kyi fix Myanmar? February 6, 2016The country teemed with optimism when Aung San Suu Kyi took her seat in parliament this week. But can a great human-rights leader now rise to the challenges of political reform, ethnic unrest and homelessness?

Posted on 1 February 2016 | 11:28 am

Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party takes power – CNN


CNN

Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD party takes power
CNN
It comes 26 years after Suu Kyi won a substantial parliamentary majority in the parliamentary elections in 1990 — a result that was subsequently nullified — and two months after the NLD's landslide victory in the 2015 vote. On Friday, outgoing
Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Takes Control Of Myanmar's ParliamentNPR
Aung San Suu Kyi's party takes seats in historic session of Myanmar parliamentThe Guardian
Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy MPs take their seats in Myanmar's parliamentABC Online
The Age –CBC.ca
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Posted on 31 January 2016 | 5:20 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi applauds military MPs as Myanmar’s parliament ends on celebratory note – ABC Online


ABC Online

Aung San Suu Kyi applauds military MPs as Myanmar's parliament ends on celebratory note
ABC Online
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has applauded the military-stacked parliament on its final day in office, as her party prepares to form the country's first democratically-elected government in five decades. The members of her National League for Democracy …
Has Aung San Suu Kyi' picked Myanmar's president?BBC News
Aung San Suu Kyi's party prepares to govern Myanmar: 5 questionsChristian Science Monitor
Karaoke heralds junta's swansong as Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD prepares to take power amid calls for national unitySouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Times of India
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Posted on 29 January 2016 | 9:32 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi holds fresh talks with army chief ahead of new Myanmar parliament – The Guardian


The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi holds fresh talks with army chief ahead of new Myanmar parliament
The Guardian
It was the second meeting between the pair since Aung San Suu Kyi's party won nearly 80% of contested seats in a historic election last November – a victory that seems poised to give Myanmar its first democratically elected government in decades.
Aung San Suu Kyi's Role Causes Friction With Myanmar's ArmyWall Street Journal
Aung San Suu Kyi meets Myanmar army chief as power transition loomsChannel News Asia
Talks continue between Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar's military leadership ahead of transfer of powerSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Daily Mail
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Posted on 26 January 2016 | 5:27 am

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Dragon’s Lady – International New York Times


Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Dragon's Lady
International New York Times
Yet he lost to a candidate from the National League for Democracy (N.L.D.), the majority-Bamar party led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, which swept the general election last year, winning some 80 percent of contested seats in the national Parliament
Can Suu Kyi Break Myanmar's Ceasefire Deadlock?Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
NLD Nominates Speakers, Including Minority MPsThe Irrawaddy News Magazine

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Posted on 21 January 2016 | 5:54 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘children waste time on computer games’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi: 'children waste time on computer games'
The Guardian
Aung San Suu Kyi, who was forced to spend years of solitude under house arrest, has hit out at young people “wasting time” on computer games and social networking. The veteran opposition politician, whose party will soon take power after winning a …
Aung San Suu Kyi Avoids 'Rocking Boat' With Military Ahead Of HandoverNDTV
Myanmar ethnic groups place faith in Suu Kyi govt for peaceChannel News Asia
Aung San Suu Kyi's surprise attendance seen as boost for Myanmar peace talksFirstpost
Reuters UK
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Posted on 17 January 2016 | 5:21 pm