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New dawn: Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party

Myanmar’s 51.5 million people expect the NLD to fix everything, from completing the transformation of an economy stunted by decades of isolation to bringing peace to states riven by ethnic conflict.

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At least 6 confirmed dead in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Hpakant Baptist Church deacon Dut La, who is organizing funerals for the victims, said six bodies were in the morgue but more than a dozen may still lie under the waste from the slide that occurred on Monday afternoon in Kachin state’s Hpakant mining region.

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Leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy party, Aung San Suu Kyi, with ink still imprinted on the little finger of her left hand after voting Sunday, delivers a speech from a balcony of the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Suu Kyi on Monday hinted at a victory by her party in the country's historic elections, and urged supporters not to provoke their losing rivals who are backed by the military.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Suu Kyi should clarify stance on peace process: Myanmar ethnic leader

Aung Sun Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy has asserted that first priority of her government would be to bring peace in the country.

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Myanmar landslide: Many feared dead after another landslide in jade mine

On Nov. 22, a massive landslide in the same mountainous area in Kachin State killed 114 people.

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Myanmar landslide kills about 100, many others missing

The collapse occurred on Saturdat afternoon in Kachin state, said Lamai Gum Ja, a community leader and businessman.

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Leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy party, Aung San Suu Kyi, with ink still imprinted on the little finger of her left hand after voting Sunday, delivers a speech from a balcony of the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Suu Kyi on Monday hinted at a victory by her party in the country's historic elections, and urged supporters not to provoke their losing rivals who are backed by the military.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD takes majority in Myanmar’s parliament

The victory of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy will allow her to sweep out an old guard of former generals that has run Myanmar since a junta stepped aside 4 years ago

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Victor’s challenge

Now that she has won a historic election, can Aung San Suu Kyi unite Myanmar?

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A wary China set to recalibrate pro-junta Myanmar policy

Wang told Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin that as a good neighbour, China sincerely hopes to see a stable, harmonious, growing and united Myanmar, with various parties working together its development.

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi wins seat, requests meeting with military

“I make all the decisions because I’m the leader of the winning party. And the president will be one whom we will choose just in order to meet the requirements of the constitution,” she said.

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Myanmar: The challenges Aung San Suu Kyi faces in a long-repressed country

Here are some of the main challenges Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces now that she has won her seat in this weekend’s parliamentary elections.

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Myanmar elections: Army will keep privileges even with opposition win

The military, which took power in a 1962 coup and brutally suppressed several pro-democracy uprisings during its rule, gave way to a nominally civilian elected government in 2011 — with strings attached.

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The first step

Myanmar’s historic election is the start of a journey to real democracy. Staying the course won’t be easy.

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Myanmar’s dawn: 88-year-old Army chief could be Suu Kyi nominee for Myanmar top job

Myanmar’s government is headed by an executive President, and the next step in government formation is the Presidential election.

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Govt delaying results deliberately: Myanmar opposition

The surprising accusation by the National League for Democracy added a worrying twist to what had been an amicable election, with the ruling party appearing to be taking its expected loss gracefully after the Sunday vote.

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Myanmar opposition: Poll panel deliberately delaying historic results

The NLD is widely expected to finish with the most seats in Parliament. A two-thirds majority would give it control over the executive posts under Myanmar’s complicated parliamentary-presidency system.

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