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Union Solidarity and Development Party

Myanmar economy loosing steam, reforms urgently needed

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Myanmar, until recently perceived as the new tiger cub success story of Southeast Asia after the country's "soft opening" in 2011 under then-president Thein...
Suu Kyi’s party loses support from ethnic minorities

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi saw loyalty for her National League for Democracy (NLD) party weakening in ethnic minority areas, particularly those...
Suu Kyi to get prime minister-like role in Myanmar government

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Myanmar's ruling party National League for Democracy (NLD) introduced a bill in parliament to create a new post for party leader Aung San Suu...
Myanmar’s new parliament to start sessions on February 1

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Myanmar’s newly-elect parliament will convene on February 1, Shwe Mann, speaker of the House of Representatives, or lower house, said, ushering in a new...
Myanmar releases final list of election candidates

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A total of 6,074 qualified candidates will run in the upcoming November 8 general election in 1,171 constituencies nationwide in Myanmar, the country's Union...
Tensions mount ahead of Myanmar elections after dismissal of ruling party chief

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Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief and reformist Shwe Mann, who just a few weeks ago registered as candidate for the November 8 elections, has...
Tough race expected in Myanmar elections

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After Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's registration to run for Myanmar's general election on November 8, the ruling Union Solidarity and Development...