Aung San

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Name: Aung San
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Human rights less important than ‘nationalism’, says senior monk

A Senior Buddhist monk has urged political parties to prioritise “nationalism” – or “the interest of national ethnic groups and citizens” – over human rights.Sayadaw Ashin Daywaindarbhivamsa, a member of the Central Committee for the Protection of Nationality ... [Published Myanmar Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Yangon heritage walks kick off in September

THE non-profit Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) will launch heritage tours in Myanmar's gateway city for tourists on September 3.Walk With YHT tours offer two separate routes – from Strand Road to Scott Market, and the East Downtown and Secretariat tour, which ... [Published TTG ASIA - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

8/24/2014: Leisure: Renowned Alumni

F rom cricketers Gautam social Gambhir to Unmukt activists Kiran Bedi Chand, Anurag Kashyap to Medha Patkar, to Mira Nair, actors directors Rukh Khan, fashionistas Amitabh Bachchan Ritu Beri to Rohit Tharoor to Shah to Aung San Suu Bal, politicians.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Taylor: What would Ne Win have thought of today's Myanmar?

If he were alive today, what would General Ne Win, the dictator of Burma from 1962 to 1988, think of the regime that succeeded his brand of one-party socialist autarky? President Thein Sein and the multi-party politics that in 2011 replaced the State ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar drops positive hint on constitution change

Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said Monday.The campaign has garnered nearly five million ... [Published The Golden Land - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Petition Unlikely to Lift Ban on Suu Kyi's Presidency Bid

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 ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nine children died of meningitis in Sittwe hospital

Posted on: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:36 | Comments Off (Narinjara News, 13 August 2014)A rural clinic in Arakan state.Nine Arakanese children died in Sittwe general hospital of Arakan within two months suffering from the disease of meningitis, informed ... [Published Narinjara - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Suu Kyi?s plea

Parliament to scrutinise charter bidAgence France-PresseNay Pyi Taw (Myanmar),11 AugustMyanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's Opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 3 reports

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

Bangkok: 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 next year, Ms Suu ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Yangon marks 26th anniversary of 1988 uprising

-0001 06:24A ceremony marking the 26th anniversary of 1988 uprising took place yesterday in front of Yangon City Hall – once a place where democracy activists were gunned down or arrested 26 years ago.Members of various political parties, democracy activists ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Memories of ’88 live on for activist-turned-businessman

There is little indication that the successful, soft-spoken and thoughtful businessman sitting on a couch in his home on 86 th  Street in Mandalay Chan Aye Thar San township was a hardened political activist who spent five years on death row.Since his ... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Petition 'unlikely to lift ban' on Suu Kyi's presidency bid

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 ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 08 2014]

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Human rights less important than ‘nationalism’,... [Published Myanmar Times - 16 hours ago]
Yangon heritage walks kick off in September [Published TTG ASIA - Aug 27 2014]
Downtown condominiums at the front of property ... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 25 2014]
Rohingyas are full citizens of Myanmar [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 24 2014]
Bogalay Tint Aung: A passion for words, disdain... [Published Mizzima News - Aug 24 2014]
8/24/2014: Leisure: Renowned Alumni [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 24 2014]
Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in p... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 21 2014]
Robert Taylor: What would Ne Win have thought o... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 21 2014]
History from the grassroots [Published Mizzima News - Aug 17 2014]
Myanmar drops positive hint on constitution change [Published The Golden Land - Aug 15 2014]
Petition Unlikely to Lift Ban on Suu Kyi's Pres... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 14 2014]
'The British government is promoting its own in... [Published New Internationalist - Aug 14 2014]
Myanmar opposition sends petition [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 14 2014]
Myanmar Diary: The last remaining major frontie... [Published VC Circle - Aug 13 2014]
Nine children died of meningitis in Sittwe hosp... [Published Narinjara - Aug 13 2014]
Suu Kyi?s plea [Published The Statesman - Aug 11 2014]
Indian Buddhist leader Dr. B. R. Ambedkar deser... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 11 2014]
Myanmar Parliament to Scrutinize Suu Kyi Charte... [Published Naharnet - Aug 11 2014]
Foreign governments woo Suu Kyi ahead of Myanma... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 11 2014]
Kerry in Myanmar to Urge Reforms to Encourage I... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 10 2014]
Aung San Suu Kyi's party faces dilemma as Mynma... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 10 2014]
Myanmar rules stack cards against Suu Kyi party [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 09 2014]
In Myanmar, ​Aung San Suu Kyi's party ​is ​at ​... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 09 2014]
In Myanmar, ​Aung San Suu Kyi's party ​is ​at ​... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 09 2014]
Yangon marks 26th anniversary of 1988 uprising [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 08 2014]
Memories of ’88 live on for activist-turned-bus... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 08 2014]
Burma Marks 26th Anniversary of 1988 Uprising [Published Irrawaddy - Aug 08 2014]
Petition 'unlikely to lift ban' on Suu Kyi's pr... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 08 2014]
Yangon caught between city's past and future [Published UCAN India - Aug 07 2014]
NLD and 88’s Generation to hold press briefing ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 06 2014]
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REVIEW: I Love Lucy — and Luc, and Scarlett [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
It’s a fallacy, long rebuffed by science, that humans use only about 10% of their brain power . But it is true about most summer movies. Pouring their wizardry into special effects and well-choreographed fights, the warm-weather action films rarely ...
UN rights official arrives in war-torn northern... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 22 2014]
The newly-appointed United Nations’ rights rapporteur for Burma, Yanghee Lee, arrived in Kachin State on Monday to assess the conflict-torn region. As part of her first official visit to Burma, Lee and a delegation travelled to the Kachin capital, Myitkyina, ...
Suu Kyi, other politicians pay respect for Mart... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
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 independence ...
Bullet Points [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 15 2014]
On today’s edition of Bullet Points: Residents in Irrawaddy’s Myaungmya town are calling on the government to investigate alleged rampant corruption at the local hospital. Five reporters from weekly news journal the Bi- Noon Day Sun have been charged ...
Myanmar's ethnic divide: the parallel struggle [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 13 2014]
Since Independence in January 1948, the ethnic minorities of Myanmar have felt marginalised, excluded from the mainstream and been given differential treatment as opposed to the favoured Burman people. After the assassination of Gen Aung San (Daw Aung ...
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