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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... army to curtail its power 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, ... that took power in 2011. "I would like you all to consider whether getting more opportunities than ordinary citizens is really fair," she told a rally in May, earning a rebuke from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon 5m back curbing army role in politics 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557288/five-million-back-curbing-myanmar-militarys-role-politics
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... from their close ties with China and North Korea. The generals released Suu Kyi- who had won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her pro-democracy struggle- from house arrest. By 2011, "the ... Western companies have been slow to arrive because of infrastructure problems and a lack of qualified workers. Despite the political opening, the Myanmese military still holds extraordinary power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam
  4. Infographics - News - MYANMAR

    Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:42pm by Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo, Cedric Sam

    ... and smuggling along the porous Myanmar-China border. It follows a Chinese state-owned hydro-power conglomerate lobbying for the construction of Myanmar's biggest dam to provide electricity ... Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo and Cedric Sam In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1520445/china-myanmar-dragon-doorstep
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... parliamentary elections next year that could sweep it to power. Maung Maung Oo, one of the organisers of the meeting of about 150 opposition party members aged 16 to 35- the first of its kind- said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547618/aung-san-suu-kyis-opposition-party-youth-ready-rise-ranks
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... Ma Phyu Phyu, one of the marchers. The project by the China Power Investment would be Myanmar's largest dam by far. ... of a Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam project over environmental concerns. The US$3.6 billion dam along the Irrawaddy River was supposed to export about 90 per cent of the electric power it generated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455772/myanmar-marchers-seek-cancellation-chinese-backed-dam-project
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... property. [The Rohingya have] wholly inadequate access to basic services UN OBSERVER KYUNG-WHA KANG Thein Sein pledged to create a clean government after taking power in 2011, and has seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi challenges powerful army

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Mandalay Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday challenged the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running ... in the shadows. The 2008 constitution drawn by the former military rulers gives the army 25 per cent of all parliamentary seats, allows it to appoint three cabinet ministers and have veto power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514875/myanmar-democracy-icon-aung-san-suu-kyi-challenges-powerful-army
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar seen as likely to reopen natural-resource deals

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Think tank foresees reforms that could affect Chinese firms operating in country Myanmar to reopen deals on resources The Myanmar government plans to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural-resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, a leading US think tank said. The country's powerful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268837/myanmar-seen-likely-reopen-natural-resource-deals
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's powerful Wa rebels seek their own state

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mangpan Myanmar's most heavily armed group, who are backed by China and boast 30,000 troops, are flexing their muscles in a bid for legitimacy Wa rebels want their region made a state Myanmar's most heavily armed and powerful rebel group said it wants to carve out a legitimate state. Experts say it is flexing its muscles amid tense relations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1248438/myanmars-powerful-wa-rebels-seek-their-own-state

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