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Encyclopedia > National League for Democracy
Politics of Myanmar (Burma)

Politics of Myanmar
Political parties in Myanmar
Elections in Myanmar Large flag of Myanmar Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Politics Look up Politics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Progressivism Progressive Logic Political corruption Political economy Political movement... Country name: conventional long form: Union of Myanmar conventional short form: Myanmar local long form: Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw (translated by the US Government as Union of Myanma and by the Burmese as Union of Myanmar) local short form: Myanma Naingngandaw former: Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma Data code... Political parties in Myanmar lists political parties in Myanmar (Burma). ... Elections in Myanmar gives information on election and election results in Myanmar. ...

The flag features a yellow 'dancing peacock', which has been a sign of freedom in modern Burmese history.
The flag features a yellow 'dancing peacock', which has been a sign of freedom in modern Burmese history.

The National League for Democracy is a Burmese political party founded on 27 September 1988. It is led by Aung San Suu Kyi, who acts as General Secretary. In the 1990 parliamentary elections, the party won 406 out of 489 seats (83%), but the ruling military junta formerly known as SLORC, now SPDC, did not let it form a government. NLD is a member of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGGUB). Image File history File links Natlleaguefordemoflag. ... Image File history File links Natlleaguefordemoflag. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aung San Suu Kyi Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (Burmese: ), born June 19, 1945 in Yangon (Rangoon), is a nonviolent pro-democracy activist in Myanmar (Burma). ... This article is about the year. ... Augusto Pinochet (sitting) was an army general who led a military coup in Chile in 1973. ... SLORC, or the State Law and Order Restoration Council, has provided military government in Myanmar since 1989. ... State Peace and Development Council is the official name of the government of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). ... Official language Burmese Headquarters In Exile in Rockvill, Maryland Prime Minister Sein Win Constitution December 18, 1990 national anthem Gba Majay Bma Web site Website of the NCGUB National Coalition Government of the Union Burma (NCGUB; Burmese: ???) is an exile government headquartered in Rockvill, Maryland. ...


The NLD is distinct from the NLD-LA (National League for Democracy-Liberated Areas), which is a splinter group that operates as an insurgent army fighting against the Tatmadaw in the border areas of Myanmar. The Tatmadaw (Burmese: ) is the name of the Burmese military, which comprises of the Armed Forces, the Navy, the Air Force, and nineteen Military Intelligence agencies. ...


In 2001, the government permitted NLD office branches to re-open throughout Myanmar. However, they were shut down or heavily restricted beginning 2004, as part of a government campaign to prohibit such activities. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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