National League for Democracy (Myanmar)

Type: Organization
Name: National League for Democracy (Myanmar) (NLD)
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu

Four houses were burnt in an attack against an interfaith couple in Nattalin Township, Pegu Division on 16 April, according to local authorities. No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Myanmar: economic opportunities continue to grow

Business opportunities in Myanmar have been growing, economic sanctions have been receding and the doors have been opening further for foreign investors since May 2013, when we last issued a bulletin on Myanmar. This bulletin provides an update on the ... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Suu Kyi Questions Myanmar Government’s Commitment to Democracy

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has criticized President Thein Sein’s administration for not pushing for constitutional reform, saying her party was “greatly concerned” by the government’s lack of action on bringing about charter changes ahead ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

FRANCE - MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi warns of Myanmar transition dangers on Paris visit

After talks with French President François Hollande, the Nobel Peace Prize winner described the atmosphere in Myanmar as tense.As a long period of military rule draws to a close, the country is looking forward to reforming its constitution and to holding ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar ‘not yet a democracy’

MYANMAR’S opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Friday that her country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the international community, “is not yet a democracy”.In Berlin to accept a human rights award, she said the country ... [Published Brunei Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Tin Aye’s Plan to Cheat the Game

Since democratic reforms began in Burma, political observers and pundits in the country have struggled to determine who are the genuine reformists and remaining hardliners in the ruling party and government.But now, after three years, things are finally ... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Myanmar opposition leader leaves for visits to Germany, France

YANGON, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi left here Wednesday evening on her week-long visits to two western European countries -- Germany and France, sources with the National League for Democracy (NLD) said.It is Aung San ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Whither Myanmar? – OpEd

By Derek TonkinAfter three years of remarkable progress, commentators are wondering whether the reform process in Myanmar might be running out of steam. Some Western politicians undoubtedly cherished unreasonable expectations about the pace of the transition ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

NLD patron U Win Tin still in ICU at YGH

HANTHAWADY U Win Tin, one of the founders of National League for Democracy (NLD) and party patron, continued to receive medical treatment at Yangon General Hos-pital’s ICU after being transferred from Victoria Hospital on Mar 29, said NLD members.The ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 7 reports

NLD and USDP leaders call for cooperation

CHARTER amendment can help build national reconciliation but will not lead to a political crisis, said the opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at a press conference in the Parliament on Wednesday.The National League for Democracy will push ahead with ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 4 reports

Dawei NLD to join activists if protest application rejected

Dawei District National League for Democracy (NLD) said on Thursday it will join local activists on March 25 if it is denied permission from authorities to stage a demonstration calling for charter amendment the day before.The protest march for March ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 9 reports

Myanmar plans by-elections for 28 seats

YANGON: Myanmar will hold by-elections later this year to fill 28 unoccupied parliamentary seats, its top elections official said on Thursday, letting contending parties test the political waters about a year ahead of the next general election.The chairman ... [Published The News International - Mar 21 2014]

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"France stands with the Burmese people as the promised reforms come into effect," he said. "We've lifted sanctions over the course of these recent years and we've made efforts to integrate Myanmar in economic and commercial procedures. But we are also attentive and concerned each time a barrier is placed on the road to democracy."
In a note sent to Fides, Archbishop of Yangon Charles Maung Bo disagreed with the proposal, asking the state "not to interfere with the individual right to choose one's own religion."
She urged the world to keep a close eye on the government and to ask: "Does it want to go toward a truly democratic union or does it want to go towards an authoritarian state disguised in democratic garb?" (READ: Myanmar president backs constitutional amendment )

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Burma’s Badass Gun-toting Medics [Published Daily Beast - 4 hours ago]
Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
Myanmar: economic opportunities continue to grow [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
Suu Kyi Questions Myanmar Government’s Commitme... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 17 2014]
Myanmar to stay on reform path, says adviser, b... [Published Today Online - Apr 16 2014]
FRANCE - MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi warns of Mya... [Published Radio France Internationale - Apr 16 2014]
Inside Myanmar’s transition from isolation to o... [Published PBS - Apr 15 2014]
Myanmar ‘not yet a democracy’ [Published Brunei Times - Apr 12 2014]
11-Apr-14 - Myanmar Parliament Asked to Review ... [Published Global Catholic Network - Apr 12 2014]
Myanmar Parliament Asked to Review Religious Fr... [Published Zenit - Apr 11 2014]
Tin Aye’s Plan to Cheat the Game [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 11 2014]
LEAD: Aung San Suu Kyi urges world aid for Myanmar [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not... [Published Rappler - Apr 11 2014]
Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar ‘not yet a democracy’ [Published Arab News - Apr 11 2014]
Suu Kyi Cautions Myanmar 'Not Yet a Democracy' [Published Naharnet - Apr 11 2014]
Germany's SPD awards Myanmar's Suu Kyi with Wil... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 11 2014]
ASIA/MYANMAR - New law on religious freedom? Th... [Published Agenzia Fides - Apr 11 2014]
Election Commission curbs Suu Kyi’s campaign trail [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Curbs placed on political campaigning in Myanmar [Published ABC Online - Apr 11 2014]
Tales of development in Southeast Asia [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
Suu Kyi in Germany hopes Myanmar can overcome s... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 10 2014]
Myanmar opposition leader leaves for visits to ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar opposition leader leaves for visits to ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 09 2014]
Burma Election Commission to Ban Suu Kyi’s Camp... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 09 2014]
Daw Suu refuses to meet land protesters [Published Myanmar Times - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar’s long walk to democracy becomes even l... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar: Economic Opportunities Continue to Grow [Published Davis & Company LLP - Apr 08 2014]
Aung San Suu Kyi - A life for Myanmar [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 08 2014]
Red Bridge burns bright for student activists [Published Myanmar Times - Apr 08 2014]
Win Tin ‘speaking clearly’ and ‘working’ as con... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 08 2014]
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Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 18 hours ago]
Four houses were burnt in an attack against an interfaith couple in Nattalin Township, Pegu Division on 16 April, according to local authorities. No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for ...
Election Commission curbs Suu Kyi’s campaign trail [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
The director of Burma’s official electoral body, the Union Election Commission (UEC), told DVB on Thursday that plans are in motion to change the regulations for election campaigning so that candidates may only campaign in their respective constituencies. ...
Win Tin ‘speaking clearly’ and ‘working’ as con... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 08 2014]
National League of Democracy (NLD) statesman Win Tin, 84, is in an improved condition, despite being forced to remain in Rangoon General Hospital. Speaking to DVB on Monday, the niece of the high profile former journalist and political prisoner said ...
Win Tin given ‘50-50 chance’ despite regaining ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 03 2014]
The National League of Democracy (NLD) has been told that party elder Win Tin has a 50-50 chance of survival, despite the 84-year-old having regained consciousness in the intensive care unit at Rangoon General Hospital. “Win Tin is in a critical but ...
NLD’s Win Tin remains in intensive care [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 30 2014]
National League for Democracy (NLD) veteran Win Tin remains unconsciousness in Rangoon General Hospital following an operation on his large intestine, fellow central executive committee member Win Myint confirmed to DVB on Sunday. Win Tin, who recently ...
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