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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ban on Suu Kyi standing for Myanmar presidency poses dilemma for party

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:53pm by BLOOM

    ... from the presidency because her two sons are British. Watch: Legal roadlock on Aung San Suu Kyi's way to be president A parliamentary committee dominated by the military ... will succeed her," Win Htein, one of 15 members on the NLD's central executive committee, said. "Her status is so high and no one can compete with her integrity." He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566430/ban-suu-kyi-standing-myanmar-presidency-poses-dilemma-party
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar pledges to release 3,073 prisoners ahead of regional summit

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by Reuters

    ... and summits. Ye Aung, a former prisoner himself and now a member of the government committee, praised the release, but called for the freedom of about 75 political prisoners who remain detained. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1611632/myanmar-pledges-release-3073-prisoners-ahead-regional-summit
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Become 'Bengali' or we'll detain you: Myanmar's draft plan for Rohingya

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... to consent to identification as Bengali. Citizenship would offer some legal protection and rights to those Rohingya who attain it. But an official from Rakhine state, who is part of the committee ... village," said Tha Pwint, who also serves on the committee that oversees humanitarian affairs in Rakhine. The plan was drafted at the request of the national government, said Tha Pwint and three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1602817/become-bengali-or-well-detain-you-myanmars-draft-plan-rohingya
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With Aung San Suu Kyi barred, party may back ex-general for president

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:34pm by Reuters

    ... popular party and its leader. "We believe there is no number two position in our party," Han Tha Myint, a member of the NLD's executive committee, said when asked why the party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1599671/aung-san-suu-kyi-barred-party-may-back-ex-general-president
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

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

    ... is the main door. If it opens, you'll see everything," he said. But a member of the constitution amendment committee, which like parliament is dominated by the military and ruling ... based on suggestions received before a December deadline. It is believed the committee has already decided not to recommend a change to the controversial provision that bars Suu Kyi from ...

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

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

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

    ... a substantial revamp. "The voice of the youth in the party is still weak. I'm not satisfied with the current structure, which lacks a proper central executive committee," said NLD member ...

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

    Aung San Suu Kyi's hopes of Myanmar presidency suffer blow

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Committee votes not to amend clause barring Nobel laureate from post Suu Kyi's hopes for presidency suffer blow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's hopes of becoming Myanmar's president next year have been dealt a blow, with a parliamentary committee voting not to change a constitutional clause that bars her from the post. The committee tasked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532126/aung-san-suu-kyis-hopes-myanmar-presidency-suffer-blow
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Obama warns against repression of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:36pm by AFP

    ... and embrace dialogue with the United States. Unless Obama's diplomacy with Iran over its nuclear programme evolves into a long-term rapprochement, Myanmar will stand as the only example ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498330/obama-warns-against-repression-rohingya-muslims-myanmar
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler in Yangon patrick.boehler@scmp.com 5 charged in Myanmar with leaking secrets after alleging China-linked plant made chemical arms Reporters stand trial for reports on arms ... reporting environment,” said Shawn Crispin, Southeast Asia representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists. “The conviction and sentencing to prison of the reporters would be the nail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451868/myanmar-reporters-court-over-china-chemical-arms-plant-stories
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US Congress panel slams Myanmar's persecution of Rohingya Muslims

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US Congress panel slams persecution of Rohingya The House Foreign Affairs Committee has called for an end to persecution of Myanmar's minority Rohingya Muslims in one of the strongest US congressional criticisms yet of Myanmar's reformist government. The committee is charged with overseeing US foreign policy, and the resolution, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457927/us-congress-panel-slams-myanmars-persecution-rohingya-muslims

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