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PR can’t promise national reconciliation, goes against constitution: – Eleven Myanmar


PR can't promise national reconciliation, goes against constitution:
Eleven Myanmar
There is no country that has achieved national reconciliation through proportional representation in their electoral process and that is not in line with the Constitution, Aung San Suu Kyi told media yesterday. Those countries forged national

Posted on 1 August 2014 | 7:49 pm

President nominates Ye Htut as Information Minister, Dr. Than Aung as Health … – Eleven Myanmar


President nominates Ye Htut as Information Minister, Dr. Than Aung as Health
Eleven Myanmar
According to the report of the investigation commission, Padauk Myay Radio channel which criticized against Aung San Suu Kyi and democratic forces but talked only good about the government policies was a separate unit under the Ministry of Information.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 7:01 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi marks Martyr’s Day in Myanmar – Washington Post


Aung San Suu Kyi marks Martyr's Day in Myanmar
Washington Post
Aung San Suu Kyi marks Martyr's Day in Myanmar. July 19, 2014 6:16 PM EDT — Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi commemorated the 67th anniversary of Martyr's Day in a wreath laying ceremony Saturday. (Reuters) …

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 10:20 pm

Suu Kyi, other politicians pay respect for Martyrs Day – Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

Suu Kyi, other politicians pay respect for Martyrs Day
Democratic Voice of Burma
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was joined by the vice-president and other MPs in commemorating Martyrs' Day at a Rangoon memorial on Saturday morning. It was 67 years ago on 19 July that Suu Kyi's father, Gen. Aung San, and seven other …
Millions back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter changeRappler
Yunus discusses social business with Suu KyiThe Daily Star

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Posted on 19 July 2014 | 9:19 am

Burmese newspaper publisher arrested in Thailand – Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

Burmese newspaper publisher arrested in Thailand
Democratic Voice of Burma
Wednesday's arrest brings to seven the total number of persons apprehended in connection with the front page headline on 7 July that read: “The MDCF [Movement for Democracy Current Force] states the people have appointed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and …
Tuesday's trial sets for Bi Mon Te Nay journalistsEleven Myanmar
Thailand Arrests 3 in Burma Newspaper TrialThe Irrawaddy News Magazine

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Posted on 19 July 2014 | 7:04 am

Prison Sentences for Journalists ‘Very Excessive’: Suu Kyi – The Irrawaddy News Magazine


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Prison Sentences for Journalists 'Very Excessive': Suu Kyi
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
RANGOON — Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has condemned the 10-year prison sentences handed down to four local journalists and their boss on Thursday, saying the punishments were disproportionate and that she doubted the government's …
Thousands attend Suu Kyi rally for charter changeEleven Myanmar
No fairytale ending for Myanmargulfnews.com

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Posted on 14 July 2014 | 12:27 pm

Editors detained after Suu Kyi takeover report – Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

Editors detained after Suu Kyi takeover report
Democratic Voice of Burma
Three editors of the Bi Mon Te Nay (literally “Bi-Noonday Sun”) weekly news journal are being questioned by Rangoon police over a front-page report published on Monday claiming Aung San Suu Kyi and some ethnic leaders had been installed in an interim …
Burmese Journalists Detained for Alleged DefamationThe Irrawaddy News Magazine

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Posted on 8 July 2014 | 11:10 am

Myanmar: NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Have Sway With Parliament – Guardian Liberty Voice


Guardian Liberty Voice

Myanmar: NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Have Sway With Parliament
Guardian Liberty Voice
Since her release from house arrest in 2010 in Myanmar (formerly Burma), Aung San Suu Kyi has seen great changes in her country, and she has been working to affect even more change. As the chairperson for the National League for Democracy, or NLD, …
Suu Kyi condemns fake NLD statement, calls for violence in Mandalay to be Democratic Voice of Burma
NLD Holds First Youth Congress, Choses Youth LeadersThe Irrawaddy News Magazine
Myanmar opposition youth seek louder voiceYahoo News
Eleven Myanmar -Qantara.de
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Posted on 5 July 2014 | 1:10 am

Myanmar’s Parliament Seeks to Repeal Military Veto – Voice of America


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Myanmar's Parliament Seeks to Repeal Military Veto
Voice of America
BANGKOK —. Myanmar's legislature is the cornerstone of its four-year-old civilian government, but reserves one quarter of parliamentary seats for appointed military representatives, giving them veto power over all constitutional amendments. The
Julie Bishop to raise human rights concerns with Burma presidentThe Guardian
Bishop's mission in MyanmarThe Australian (blog)
Bishop positive about reform in MyanmarYahoo!7 News
Radio Australia
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Posted on 3 July 2014 | 1:22 pm

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the constitution – The Interpreter


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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the constitution
The Interpreter
Myanmar's Constitutional Amendment Implementation Committee recently voted down a bid to change Article 59(f) of Myanmar's 2008 Constitution, which prevents Aung San Suu Kyi (ASSK) from running for president because of her 'allegiance to a foreign …
British Activist Hopes Aung San Suu Kyi Will Give Evidence at His Trial in Phuketwan
Comment: Shadows lift in Burma, but democracy a "veneer"SBS (blog)
Hillary Clinton's Take on 'The Lady and the Generals'The Irrawaddy News Magazine
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Posted on 3 July 2014 | 12:00 am

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Presidential Spokesman Ye Htut Nominated For Information Minister Post

Rangoon – A day after the removal of Information Minister Aung Kyi was announced, it emerged on Wednesday that President Thein Sein has nominated his spokesman and Deputy Information Minister Ye Htut as the new minister.

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:24 am

'Lucy' and badass women of sci-fi

Three years ago, director Luc Besson tried to do prestige, directing an Oscar-bait biopic about Burmese political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi titled "The Lady."

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 4:38 am

Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top-ranking Republican senator issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:03 am

Senior U.S. lawmaker: Myanmar must reform before more sanctions easing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jade and rubies from Myanmar will remain banned from the United States unless the Asian nation moves to end a provision in its constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president, a senior U.S. senator said on Thursday.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 11:08 pm

Myanmar opposition party says 5 million sign petition to change constitution

By Jared Ferrie and Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year. The National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has spearheaded the …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:09 am

Millions support Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter change

Myanmar's opposition gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president. Suu Kyi travelled the country to drum up support against provisions in the 2008 charter that blocks anyone whose spouse or children are overseas …

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 4:12 am

Aung San Suu Kyi Marks Martyr's Day in Myanmar

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the daughter of the much respected General Aung San who was assassinated at the age of 32, commemorated the 67th anniversary of Myanmar's Martyrs' Day on Saturday. The ceremony to remember the independence leaders who were assassinated before the country's independence from Britain, was held at the Martyrs' Mousoluem in Yangon.

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 10:32 pm

Millions back Suu Kyi for junta-charter change

Suu Kyi rallies thousands at rallies for a change in the junta-rule constitution

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 4:08 am

Millions back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar charter change

Myanmar's opposition has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, in a show of political strength ahead of elections next year. Suu Kyi has travelled the country drawing crowds of thousands with speeches urging the military to accept a reduced political role, as her party of democracy veterans touts its …

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 3:05 am

Myanmar opposition youth seek louder voice

Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition party faced calls to inject new blood into its ageing top ranks as it opened a landmark conference Saturday dedicated to its youth wing. The Nobel Peace Prize winner's National League for Democracy (NLD), founded after a bloody crackdown on a failed popular uprising in 1988, is preparing for key parliamentary elections next year that could sweep it to power …

Posted on 5 July 2014 | 7:55 am