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Suu Kyi’s party wins historic majority in Burma polls

Suu Kyi’s party wins historic majority in Burma polls

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

On the fifth anniversary of her release from house arrest, election results Friday showed that Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party had won enough seats in Parliament to [...]
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Suu Kyi landslide poses challenge with Burma’s minorities

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A landslide victory by Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar’s historic election has raised questions over whether the Nobel laureate can overcome distrust from leaders of ethnic [...]
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China says it respects navigation freedom in South China Sea

16-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China said Friday it respects freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea despite reports its ground controllers issued warnings to US strategic bombers [...]
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Australian PM hails ‘great future’ on Indonesia visit to fix ties

Australian PM hails ‘great future’ on Indonesia visit to fix ties

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull hailed a “great future” for relations between his country and Indonesia during his first trip to the key ally since [...]
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Suu Kyi’s opposition party takes majority in Burma’s parliament

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough seats to elect its [...]
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UN chief praises Burma’s Suu Kyi, regrets not all could vote

UN chief praises Burma’s Suu Kyi, regrets not all could vote

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party on Thursday for a “landmark [...]
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UN chief congratulates Suu Kyi, warns of hard work ahead

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday on her party’s election performance, but warned that “much hard [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD Seals Historic Election Win in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD Seals Historic Election Win in Burma

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A quarter century after Myanmar’s ruling generals denied Aung San Suu Kyi’s first electoral triumph, the longtime opposition leader led her party to an historic [...]
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Meeting Aung San Suu Kyi Was Worth Getting Blacklisted For

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

“Don’t turn around,” my backseat companion ordered in her Oxford-English accent as we raced through the streets of Yangon in a white Toyota Corolla. We were [...]
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Timeline: Suu Kyi and Party’s Decades-Long Struggle to Lead Burma

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

March 1988 Aung San Suu Kyi returns to Burma from UK to nurse mother, takes leadership role in democracy movement July 1988 General Ne Win steps down from military’s [...]
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Singapore Developer Calls for Curbs Review as Earnings Drop

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

City Developments Ltd, Singapore’s second-largest developer, called on the government to review property curbs “as soon as possible” after home prices [...]
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South China Sea clashes to be ‘central issue’ in Obama Asia visit

South China Sea clashes to be ‘central issue’ in Obama Asia visit

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Territorial disputes will be a “central issue” when Barack Obama meets Asian leaders next week, the White House said Thursday, but downplayed hopes for a [...]
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Burma army extends hand as Suu Kyi’s party nears majority

Burma army extends hand as Suu Kyi’s party nears majority

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s official vote count inched closer Thursday to confirming a parliamentary majority for Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party, as the [...]
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Burma election plays out on Facebook as Suu Kyi victory beckons

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As Myanmar’s opposition sit on the cusp of a historic victory, the twists and turns of the election are playing out on a medium virtually unknown inside the country a [...]
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Obama calls Burma president, endorses election as Suu Kyi eyes majority

14-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama called Myanmar President Thein Sein on Thursday to congratulate him on successfully staging a historic general election in which democracy champion [...]
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