» 02/21/2012, 00.00
Government removes restrictions on Aung San Suu Kyi election campaign
The opposition denounces the denial of public spaces for the "Lady’s" rally. Democrats spokesman a "significant change" and cause for cautious optimism. Burmese President gives go ahead to ASEAN observers for the vote of April 1.
Yangon: Aung San Suu Kyi opens first NLD congress on international women’s day
Historic event for the National League for Democracy. Topping agenda, the choice of party leaders - confirmation of the Nobel Peace Laureate widely expected- and drafting of a government agenda. The three-day meeting will also seek to "modernize" the ruling class. The "Lady" confirms need to “strengthen the party with new blood."
For the first time historic speech of Aung San Suu Kyi on television state
The intervention of the opposition leader ahead of the April 1election, will be broadcast on 22 March but is already available online and on social networks. The opposition leader proposes a three-step plan for peace and democracy. Among the points in question, an end to conflicts with minorities and amendments to the Constitution.
22/03/2016 09:36:00 MYANMAR
New Myanmar government unveiled. Aung San Suu Kyi head of diplomacy
A website close to the government said that the NLD leader will head the Ministries for Education, Foreign Affairs, Energy and Office of the President. She will be the only woman to join the new government. Interior, Borders and Defense go to military leaders. AsiaNews sources: Figures from the Church and the Christian world appointed. The full list of ministers.
Aung San Suu Kyi's against NLD running in elections
The Nobel Laureate denounces "unjust rules" that prevent a free and fair vote. Recently, the military regime issued a series of rules that in reality exclude her from running and prevent her from voting. The opposition leader, however, leaves the party "free to choose” according to democratic principles.
26/10/2009 INDIA – MYANMAR
Optimism about Aung San Suu Kyi is unjustified, no change in Myanmar, Burmese exile says
Military junta envisages “easing” the terms of the Nobel Prize laureate’s house arrest and the possibility of giving her a role in the process of national reconciliation. ASEAN, Chinese and Indian leaders react positively to the announcement, but the euphoria it generated will not help the country’s process of democratisation.
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