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  • June 29, 2015

    Politics heat up on military move

    That military MPs strongly defended the Constitution to retain the veto power left elected politicians in dismay. Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of National League for Democracy which has not yet officially announced its decision whether to run in the upcoming election, said after the voting that the result...

    Aec
  • June 29, 2015

    Inspiration from fear

    ... able to finally have her first exhibition in Yangon in late 2013. "There was an explosion of political art - everyone started to paint Aung San Suu Kyi and General Aung San," says Min Lwin, referring to the country's independence hero and his daughter, who was held under house arrest by the junta for...

    Life
  • June 26, 2015

    Suu Kyi attacks USDP for lack of sincerity

    ... just remove the son-in-law and daughter-in-law clause from Section 59(f) of the Constitution. They donโ t even want such minor changes," said Suu Kyi. Yesterday, the bill to amend Section 436 was voted down. The section stipulates that any change to the junta-era Constitution must win the endorsement...

    Breakingnews
  • June 26, 2015

    Thailand's human rights record a significant setback : US

    ... the border, where the journalists were charged under Burma's Emergency Provisions Act for publishing a story that falsely announced that Aung Sang Suu Kyi had established an interim government. Censorship or Content Restrictions: Following the coup the NCPO restricted content deemed critical of or threatening...

    National
  • June 26, 2015

    Suu Kyi attacks ruling party for not being sincere about reforms

    ... to just remove the son-in-law and daughter-in-law clause from Section 59(f) of the Constitution. They don't even want such minor changes," Suu Kyi said. On Wednesday, the bill to amend Section 436 was voted down. The section stipulates that any change to the junta-era Constitution must win the endorsement...

    Aec
  • June 25, 2015

    Myanmar nationals charged with conspiracy to murder in Singapore

    The three allegedly attempted to abduct the victim in a car park on June 22, before his cries for help attracted attention and they fled. The victim alerted police, who raided a unit at a holiday resort in the west of the island that evening, and found a range of hardware. "A meat mincer, chainsaw, kitchen...

    Aec
  • June 24, 2015

    Silence only brings shame on Suu Kyi

    How is it possible that someone who won the Nobel Peace Prize for being a champion of human rights cares more about what people might call her than she does about the atrocities being committed against thousands of innocent human beings No, Ms Aung, you're not a "Rohingya-lover". You're just a coward...

    Opinion
  • June 24, 2015

    Setting good examples

    ... assets belonging to them and their immediate family members for inspection at any time in an effort to stamp out corruption, party leader Aung San Suu Kyi told the central committee. She said: "We are setting new rules and regulations for the selection of candidates. All candidates are to declare their...

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  • June 22, 2015

    Suu Kyi is LIKELY TO ACCELERATE POLITICAL BATTLE as she turns 70

    Myanmar's indomitable opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has entwined her life with the politics of her country, but as she turned 70 on Friday "The Lady" faces one of the greatest challenges of her decades-long freedom fight. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at...

    Opinion
  • June 22, 2015

    Big birthday party for 'The Lady'

    Suu Kyi, turning 70 on Friday, could not celebrate her birthday on the day as she had to attend a meeting session in Nay Pyi Taw. Soe Nyunt, the owner of the restaurant and a close ally to the National League for Democracy, said that 50 diplomats and representatives from international organisations were...

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