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Myanmar: Panel refuses to let Aung San Suu Kyi run for prez

Jun 13, 2014

Myanmar: Panel refuses to let Aung San Suu Kyi run for prez

The committee tasked with recommending amendments opted to retain the section that prevents anyone married to a foreigner or with children of foreign citizenship from becoming head of state. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Presidential elections #Military Junta of Myanmar
Myanmar: Constitutional reforms needed for democracy, says UN envoy

May 24, 2014

Myanmar: Constitutional reforms needed for democracy, says UN envoy

The 2008 constitution, drawn up under the previous junta regime, gives the military a mandatory 25 percent parliamentary seats, which is enough to veto any constitutional change and disqualify pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #UN human right envoy #Myanmar elections #Myanmar democracy #Myanmar constitution #constituitional reforms Myanmar
Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

May 17, 2014

Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

Democracy activists in Myanmar joined opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today in calling for constitutional amendments ahead of next year's general elections. #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Yangon #Thein Sein #National League for Democracy #British nationals
Yousafzai Malala receives EU's top human rights award

Nov 20, 2013

Yousafzai Malala receives EU's top human rights award

Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, on Wednesday received the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize for her brave crusade for the right of the children to education. #NewsTracker #European Union #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Yousafzai Malala #Sakharov
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jun 06, 2013

India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma Thursday told Aung San Suu Kyi that India was ready to extend "all necessary assistance" to the development of Myanmar. #India #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Anand Sharma

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India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Aug 06, 2014

Nearly 5M sign up to support change of Myanmar's military-drafted constitution

The party of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has collected nearly 5 million signatures in support of changing Myanmar's military-drafted constitution and challenging the military's dominance in parliament... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Aug 10, 2014

Kerry tries to ease Asian territorial disputes

(AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried Sunday to calm the brewing storm over territorial disputes in Asian waters, appealing to China and its neighbors to settle their differences and ease tensions. Kerry said at a meeting of the Associatio... #China #Australia #John Kerry #Chuck Hagel #Philippines #Manila #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #South China Sea #Asean
India to help Myanmar in developmental projects

Jul 25, 2014

Fin24.com | US law maker: Mynamar must reform

Jade and rubies from Myanmar will remain banned from the US unless opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi can run for president, a top official says... #China #Australia #John Kerry #Chuck Hagel #Philippines #Manila #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #South China Sea #Asean