National League For Democracy
Opinion  /  Published 09.12.21

Iron fist: Myanmar

This is meant to be a week when the world celebrates the idea of democracy. Leaders of more than 100 democracies will converge for two days, virtually, for a summit driven by the president of the Unit...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 13.07.21

Suu Kyi to face new charges

Lawyers for ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday they have been informed by the military-installed government that four new charges of corruption have been filed against her. The mil...
By AP in Bangkok

World  /  Published 22.05.21

Poll panel to ‘dissolve Suu Kyi party’

Myanmar’s junta-appointed election commission will dissolve Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party for vote fraud in a November election, local media reported on Friday, citing a commissioner,...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 10.03.21

NLD official ‘dies in police custody’

An official from deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) died in custody after he was arrested early on Tuesday, a former parliamentarian said, the second p...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 08.03.21

Myanmar trade unions on strike

Myanmar’s major trade unions called on members to shut down the economy from Monday to back a campaign against last month’s coup, raising pressure on the junta as its forces cracked down o...
By Reuters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar


Opinion  /  Published 02.03.21

A coup with notable discontinuities

By staging a coup on February 1, Myanmar’s commander-in-chief, Min Aung Hlaing, ended Myanmar’s brief and tenuous one-decade experiment with democracy. He claimed that the military takeove...
By Luv Puri

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.21

Gun over ballot in Myanmar

Myanmar’s all-powerful military, the Tatmadaw, has imposed an Emergency and taken control of the country. Aung San Suu Kyi, who led her party, the National League for Democracy, back to power wi...
By Subir Bhaumik

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.21

Boots return: Myanmar junta seizes power

History has repeated itself both as farce and tragedy in Myanmar. In 1990, the military junta had refused to recognize the electoral triumph of the National League for Democracy, preferring to hold on...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.20

Regional tug of war: Great Game in Myanmar

After her landslide victory in November’s elections, Aung San Suu Kyi and her government are destined to become part of a regional ‘tug-of-war’ for influence centered around China&rs...
By Larry Jagan  

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.20

Suu Kyi: Lady with the lamp

Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, has led her National League for Democracy to a resounding electoral victory, triumphing over anti-incumbency, a raging pandemic and festering ethn...
By Subir Bhaumik


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