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Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi to contest November election

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 5:59PM UTC 0 Comment

THANLYIN, Burma (AP) — Burma's democracy leader and lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi has registered for a seat in November elections....

Main Burmese opposition party to contest general election

By Sun, Jul 12, 2015 9:32AM UTC 0 Comment

NAYPYITAW, Burma (AP) — The Burma opposition party led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi says it will contest general elections on Nov. 8 and is expected to mount a strong challenge to military-backed rulers....

Burmese disappointed but unshaken after constitution change vote fails

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 3:53PM UTC 0 Comment

“I am not happy about it, I want the Constitution to be changed and Aung San Suu Kyi to become president. But I do not think they will change it before the elections.”...

Burma’s parliament blocks changes to constitution

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 5:53PM UTC 0 Comment

YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma's parliament has voted against proposed constitutional amendments, ensuring that the military's veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president in an election this year....

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi meets Xi Jinping in China

By Thu, Jun 11, 2015 5:11PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing aimed at building ties with her country's powerful neighbor....