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|Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is entirely against the NLD doing party registration under these unjust laws. But she said this is her personal view, not an order or instruction to the party. The party should make the decision in accord with the democratic values. |
—Nyan Win, a lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Forty-four percent of respondents to an Irrawaddy survey say the NLD should not participate in the election, while 39 percent said it should.|
|By BA KAUNG|
|Leaders of the National League for Democracy remain confused over how to decide on the fate of the party.|
|By KYAW THEIN KHA|
|Fifteen more parties have confirmed that they will register to take part in this year's election.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Ban Ki-moon invites his “Group of Friends on Myanmar” and representatives of Security Council countries to a meeting on Thursday to discuss the Burmese regime's election plans.|
|By KO HTWE|
|A new Arakan political party, under the name Union of Myanmar National Force Arakan State Party, says it will register to compete in the election, according to party chairman Aye Kyaing.|
If the, National League for Democracy, re-registers with the Election Commission, ...
Government employees sent on long leave in Wa area
In a significant development, the Burmese junta has directed government employees ...
UNSC to have informal briefing on Burma
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday will hear an informal briefing ...‘D-Day’ for Burma
(Commentary) The long awaited electoral announcement was ultimately made by ...