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Chandrika Kumaratunga meets Aung San Suu Kyi, – Asian Tribune


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Chandrika Kumaratunga meets Aung San Suu Kyi,
Asian Tribune
Former President Chandrikea Kumaratunga was in Myanmar [Burma] last week and met with Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy she is the leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar. The meeting held at …

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 3:44 pm

Israel to pay Myanmar first official visit in 35 years – Haaretz


Haaretz

Israel to pay Myanmar first official visit in 35 years
Haaretz
Hanegbi is scheduled to meet with Foreign Minister Wanna Maung Lwin, a former Myanmar Ambassador to Israel, and political personalities, including Nobel Peace Laureate and leader of the opposition, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi. The official visit lasts through …
Hanegbi heads to Myanmar for highest-level visit in 35 yearsJerusalem Post
Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Hanegbi to Visit MyanmarJP Updates
Back to Burmai24news
The Express Tribune
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Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:08 pm

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Calls on Writers, Artists to Spur Democracy – Radio Free Asia


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Myanmar's Suu Kyi Calls on Writers, Artists to Spur Democracy
Radio Free Asia
During Monday's meeting, which focused on growing pains Myanmar has experienced as it transitions to a democracy after decades of military rule, Aung San Suu Kyi pledged her support to writers and artists and vowed to meet with them as regularly as …
Myanmar ethnic rebels want Suu Kyi at ceasefire talksucanews
Suu Kyi Asks Artists to Expose How Reforms Have StalledThe Irrawaddy News Magazine
Suu Kyi makes another artful moveThe Nation
Mizzima News -The Interpreter
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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 10:54 pm

Has the United States Forgotten Suu Kyi? – The Irrawaddy News Magazine


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Has the United States Forgotten Suu Kyi?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Rangoon on Sunday evening. (Photo: Simon Lewis / The Irrawaddy) …
Michaungkan activist sentenced to 8 monthsDemocratic Voice of Burma

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Posted on 21 August 2014 | 6:06 am

NCCT wants Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to witness ceasefire agreement – Mizzima News


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NCCT wants Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to witness ceasefire agreement
Mizzima News
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi would be invited to witness the signing of the agreement in her capacity as an internationally respected leader not as a representative of the National League for Democracy, Colonel Khun Okkar told journalists at the Myanmar Peace …
KIO's Gun Maw other ethnic leaders meet Suu KyiKachin News Group
Ethnic Leaders Want Suu Kyi to Observe Signing of National CeasefireThe Irrawaddy News Magazine
Suu Kyi meets leaders of armed ethnic groupsThe Nation

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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:47 pm

Photo book emphasises nostalgia over relevance – Myanmar Times


Photo book emphasises nostalgia over relevance
Myanmar Times
Just when you thought the days of uncritical praise for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi were over, along comes French photographer Christophe Loviny's hagiographic Aung San Suu Kyi: A Portrait in Words and Pictures. Aung San Suu Kyi: A Portrait in Words and …

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 5:33 am

Kerry Urges Myanmar to Stay on Path to Democracy, Despite Stumbles – New York Times


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Kerry Urges Myanmar to Stay on Path to Democracy, Despite Stumbles
New York Times
The secretary of state, who was on the final day of a two-day visit to the country for regional meetings with his counterparts from Asian nations, met on Sunday evening in Yangon with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and opposition leader.
US Backs Myanmar Reforms, No Threat to Resume SanctionsWall Street Journal
Kerry vows support for Myanmar as it faces 'challenges'Channel News Asia
Kerry vows support for Myanmar amid 'significant challenges'The Korea Herald
Mizzima News -Businessweek
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Posted on 11 August 2014 | 4:23 am

In Myanmar, ​Aung San Suu Kyi’s party ​is ​at ​a crossroads – Anchorage Daily News


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In Myanmar, ​Aung San Suu Kyi's party ​is ​at ​a crossroads
Anchorage Daily News
Mitch McConnell (R) of Kentucky warned that the remaining US sanctions against Myanmar would be kept in place unless Suu Kyi was allowed to stand for president. As it stands, he said, the provision barring her from running would “cast a pall over the …
Aung San Suu Kyi's party faces dilemma as Myanmar constitution bars her rise Sydney Morning Herald
Myanmar's Parliament to Study Petition For Charter Change by Suu Kyi's PartyRadio Free Asia
Myanmar charter bar a dilemma for Suu Kyi PartyHelsinki Times
The Straits Times
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Posted on 10 August 2014 | 10:49 pm

Petition ‘unlikely to lift ban’ on Suu Kyi’s presidency bid – Deutsche Welle


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Petition 'unlikely to lift ban' on Suu Kyi's presidency bid
Deutsche Welle
Since Aung San Suu Kyi (main picture) became a lawmaker two years ago, the former political prisoner-turned-politician has been campaigning to amend a military-drafted constitution that bars her from the presidency. But on June 13, 26 of the 31 members
Suu Kyi gains 5 million signatures in presidency fightAstro Awani
Suu Kyi gains 5m signatures in presidency fightThe Korea Herald
Nearly 5M sign up to support change of Myanmar's military-drafted constitutionFox News

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Posted on 9 August 2014 | 10:44 pm

Suu Kyi’s party faces legal roadblock – The Malay Mail Online


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Suu Kyi's party faces legal roadblock
The Malay Mail Online
Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy may win the most seats in a national poll for the first time since 1990, when the military refused to recognise its election win and kept Myanmar in isolation for another generation. — Reuters
Myanmar Charter Bar a Dilemma for Suu Kyi Party: Southeast AsiaBusinessweek
Ban on Suu Kyi standing for Myanmar presidency poses dilemma for partySouth China Morning Post (subscription)
The US can't ease up on Burma nowWashington Post
TODAYonline
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Posted on 4 August 2014 | 5:02 am

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Suu Kyi Asks Artists To Expose How Reforms Have Stalled

Rangoon- Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging Burmese artists and writers to help the world understand that their country’s political reforms have stalled and are not leading to democracy.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:43 am

President's post unlikely for Suu Kyi

Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country's next president

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 6:20 am

Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in peace process

Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October

Posted on 24 August 2014 | 4:57 am

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Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October.

Posted on 24 August 2014 | 4:56 am

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Burma. / Khin Maung Win, European Pressphoto Agency BEIJING – As peace talks to end one of the world's longest-running civil wars resume in Burma, pro-democracy activists are pushing the military-led government to give up one of its cherished powers: the right to veto any reforms it doesn't like.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 3:11 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi's party faces dilemma as Myanmar constitution bars her rise to presidency

Aung San Suu Kyi's quarter-century quest to lead Myanmar is running out of time because of a legal roadblock, posing a dilemma for a party that was forged around the mystique of the Nobel peace prize winner.

Posted on 10 August 2014 | 7:30 am

In Myanmar, ​Aung San Suu Kyi's party ​is ​at ​a crossroads

Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi faces an uphill battle if she is to become her country’s next president, posing new challenges for the party she led through years of military dictatorship. A military-drafted constitution bans her from the presidency because her late husband and child are foreigners. Should it fail, the National League for Democracy (NLD) – which is hugely popular …

Posted on 9 August 2014 | 11:00 am

Nearly 5M sign up to support change of Myanmar's military-drafted constitution

The party of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has collected nearly 5 million signatures in support of changing Myanmar's military-drafted constitution and challenging the military's dominance in parliament.

Posted on 6 August 2014 | 12:25 pm

Myanmar Charter Bar a Dilemma for Suu Kyi Party

Aung San Suu Kyi's quarter-century quest to lead Myanmar is running out of time because of a legal roadblock, posing a dilemma for a party that was forged around the mystique of the Nobel Peace Prize Winner. With elections due late next year, Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy may win the most seats in a national poll for the first time since 1990, when the military refused to recognize its …

Posted on 4 August 2014 | 3:30 am

Myanmar Charter Bar a Dilemma for Suu Kyi Party: Southeast Asia

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader. Close Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader. Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader.

Posted on 3 August 2014 | 6:44 pm