National League for Democracy (Myanmar)

Type: Organization
Name: National League for Democracy (Myanmar) (NLD)
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Committee backs amending charter section barring Suu Kyi from presidency

:26The Constitutional Amendment Committee yesterday submitted a report to Parliament calling for it to consider amending 210 sections of the charter, including the section that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said was included specifically to prevent ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

NLD MP welcomes minister’s pledge to open heart centres, add hospitals, cut fees

:23The Ministry of Health is planning to open treatment centres for people suffering from heart disease and other heart-related conditions in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay, Health Minister Than Aung told Parliament’s Upper House earlier this week.He ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: Burma General Elections Scheduled in Late 2015: Election Official

Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar RANGOON — Burma’s first democratic elections in 25 years are scheduled to be held in the last week of October or in the first week of November, the Union Election Commission has announced. Commission Chairman Tin Aye ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar’s Military Lawmakers Refuse to Give up Veto Power

Myanmar’s powerful military is against any proposed changes to the constitution that will take away its veto power over all future amendments to the charter, according to a parliamentary panel tasked with reviewing the country’s military-written cons ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Frontiers for U.S. Brands

YANGON— The main opposition in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says it welcomes the announcement of general elections for late next year.The National League for Democracy (NLD), which is led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is looking forward ... [Published The Golden Land - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Clashes in Myanmar's Shan State Leave Two Government Soldiers Dead

Two Myanmar government soldiers died in a rocket-propelled grenade attack during clashes with the armed ethnic Ta’ang rebels in eastern Myanmar’s Shan state, the rebel group said Tuesday, as the authorities beefed up security around the conflict area ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 10 minutes agoYangon, Oct 21 (IANS) Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) Tuesday pledged free and fair general elections in 2015, calling upon political parties, civil society organisations and international ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kyoto University Honorary Fellowship presented to Mr Testuro Funai of Funai Electric Company (29 September 2014)

Kyoto University conferred the title of Honorary Fellow on Mr Tetsuro Funai, Representative Director and Chairman of Funai Electric Company, after finalization of the proposal to honor the entrepreneur on 8 September.Kyoto University's Honorary Fellowship ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: Schools, businesses close as tensions rise in Hpakant

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By NAW NOREEN 18 October 2014 Hpakant Township residents say that tensions between government forces and the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) continue to rise in the area, forcing schools and businesses ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Berlin love story

Last month, I was invited to Germany to complete the last leg of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians training programme. The fourth such since its inception, this programme, supported by the German government, brings together young Asian ... [Published The Week - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Are the laws protecting only cronies’ interest?

:01(1)There is a controversial topic about Television and Broadcasting bill recently approved by Myanmar’s Upper House of Parliament on October 14.A newly bill drafted by the Ministry of Information seems a unilateral one that will give control to the ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Latest protest against move to rejig electoral system slated for November 1

:53A third protest against the effort to switch the electoral system ahead of next year’s election will be held in Yangon on November 1, following one scheduled for October 26 and another held on September 28, protest organisers say.The protest will target ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 17 2014]

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..." In turn, Mr Funai responded by saying, "I pledge to further devote myself to the pursuit of re and contribute to Kyoto University, living up to the title of Honarary Fellow. I sincerely hope from the bottom of my heart that Kyoto University will continue to foster global leaders who leave a lasting legacy."
Hsan Sint yelled getting out of the courtyard: "I was facing the proceeding because I believed in and depended on justice. I would like monks from the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee known as Ma-ha-na and lay people to wish the best for me!"
...While Thailand's new democratic institutions are unlikely to be "of the people, by the people, and for the people" they will nevertheless be an improvement over military rule, martial law and restrictions on press and political freedoms...
"Has the bureaucratic government even given in to Burmese people? Never! And, never it will. They view us a group of noisy people."

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Committee backs amending charter section barrin... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
NLD MP welcomes minister’s pledge to open heart... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
Radio silence: DVB goes off-air [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 22 hours ago]
Military MPs will not support changing 436, say... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 23 2014]
Burmese, Like Cubans, Are Fighting for Real Dem... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Myanmar: Burma General Elections Scheduled in L... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
Myanmar’s Military Lawmakers Refuse to Give up ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 23 2014]
KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Fr... [Published The Golden Land - Oct 22 2014]
Clashes in Myanmar's Shan State Leave Two Gover... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 22 2014]
Myanmar Opposition Welcomes Election Announcement [Published VOA News - Oct 22 2014]
Myanmar Sets Provisional Date for Key 2015 Polls [Published Naharnet - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015 [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 21 2014]
Burma General Elections Scheduled in Late 2015:... [Published Irrawaddy - Oct 21 2014]
Kyoto University Honorary Fellowship presented ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar pledges free, fair election in 2015 [Published China.org.cn - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar: Schools, businesses close as tensions ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Myanmar: Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
A Berlin love story [Published The Week - Oct 20 2014]
Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School [Published Irrawaddy - Oct 20 2014]
Are the laws protecting only cronies’ interest? [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 20 2014]
In Myanmar parliament, colourful hats cap divis... [Published New Europe - Oct 19 2014]
Thai regime hunts for legitimacy in Myanmar [Published Japan Times - Oct 19 2014]
Myanmar: Myanmar confirms increasing domestic H... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 18 2014]
Schools, businesses close as tensions rise in H... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 18 2014]
Myanmar confirms increasing domestic HIV fundin... [Published UNAIDS - Oct 18 2014]
Ex-religious affairs minister gets 13 years for... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 17 2014]
Latest protest against move to rejig electoral ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 17 2014]
Tension between Tatmadaw, KIA mounts in jade-ri... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 17 2014]
Kachin rebels, govt forces in standoff at Hpakant [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 17 2014]
Myanmar Sentences Five Reporters to Two-Year Ja... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 17 2014]
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Radio silence: DVB goes off-air [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 22 hours ago]
Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the country’s longest running exile broadcaster, which first aired in 1992, will enter a new phase on 26 October, switching from shortwave to online radio. “Surveys show fewer people listen to shortwave nowadays, therefore ...
Military MPs will not support changing 436, say... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 23 2014]
Military MPs in Burma’s parliament will not support any proposal to amend Article 436, according to a report submitted by the Constitution Amendment Implementation Committee on Wednesday. Committee secretary Aye Mauk told DVB that a survey conducted ...
Myanmar: Burma General Elections Scheduled in L... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar RANGOON — Burma’s first democratic elections in 25 years are scheduled to be held in the last week of October or in the first week of November, the Union Election Commission has announced. Commission Chairman Tin Aye ...
Myanmar: Schools, businesses close as tensions ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By NAW NOREEN 18 October 2014 Hpakant Township residents say that tensions between government forces and the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) continue to rise in the area, forcing schools and businesses ...
Myanmar: Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar By ZARNI MANN / THE IRRAWADDY| Monday, October 20, 2014 | RANGOON — A landmine exploded outside a school in Kachin State on Saturday, injuring three people including two young students. No casualties have been reported. ...
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