One Year Later, Aung San Suu Kyi Helms a
Aung San Suu Kyi
Pacific StandardOne Year Later, Aung San Suu Kyi Helms a Precarious Peace in ...Pacific StandardThe interests of big foreign investors and local businessmen, who thrived under the military junta, still dominate large sectors of the economy.Burma's (not) Mother Teresa - The Zimbabwe IndependentZimbabwe IndependentIn this desolate capital, lawmakers live like college students ...Los Angeles TimesBurma's (not) Mother Teresa - GWYNNE DYER - Hurriyet Daily NewsHurriyet Daily NewsThe Irrawaddy News Magazineall 5 news articles »
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 12:01 pm
Aung San Suu Kyi's climate change crisis -
Southeast Asia GlobeAung San Suu Kyi's climate change crisisSoutheast Asia GlobeIn 2008, Myanmar suffered its worst natural disaster on record when Cyclone Nargis swept through and the military regime hampered relief efforts. Now, the new government is struggling to find the resources needed to help protect its people from the ...
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 11:23 pm
Suu Kyi needs to show more leadership over
THE BUSINESS TIMESSuu Kyi needs to show more leadership over Rohingya crisisTHE BUSINESS TIMESCan the oddly silent Aung San Suu Kyi lead muddled Myanmar to a genuine national reconciliation as Rohingya persecution continues unabated and foreign investment begins to slow? Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 05:50. by. Vijay Verghese ...Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: A 'silent crisis' - CNN.comCNNall 7 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 2:50 pm
Aung San Suu Kyi; 'human rights heroine' no
PalatinateAung San Suu Kyi; 'human rights heroine' no more?PalatinateAung San Suu Kyi; 'from human rights heroine to alienated icon,' such was the title of BBC News' latest article on the leader of Myanmar, just over a year after the landslide majority won by her civilian government. The victory, once hailed as a beacon ...Burma's (not) Mother TeresaHamilton SpectatorStop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in MyanmarThe DiplomatAung San Suu Kyi Marks Her First Year in PowerThe News Lens International (press release)Mizzima News -ASEAN TODAYall 30 news articles »
Posted on 16 April 2017 | 10:00 am
Not even Aung San Suu Kyi can fix the
Washington PostNot even Aung San Suu Kyi can fix the world's longest-running civil ...Washington PostHunter Marston is a Southeast Asia analyst at a think tank in Washington, D.C.. In November 2015, the party of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an ...The Interceptall 5 news articles »
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 9:49 am
Myanmar high-level meeting political talks
Aung San Suu Kyi
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with Myanmar's top political and military leaders in what a government spokesman described as a "successful meeting," but there
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:01 pm
Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar
The opposition leader sat down with government leaders and members of the military to discuss reforms prior to an election later this year.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:20 am
Aung San Suu Kyi holds rare talks with
Officials say talks focused on the peace process with the country’s ethnic minority rebels, elections due in November and a constitutional amendment Aung San Suu Kyi has held rare talks with Burma’s military leaders and its president Thein Sein, raising hopes of a possible ceasefire in the country’s conflict with ethnic minority rebels. Thein Sein’s government has launched a series of political ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:29 am
Myanmar's government, military leaders
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi held rare talks with President Thein Sein and military leaders on Friday to discuss a general election, a controversial constitution and a ceasefire with ethnic minority rebels, a participant said.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:20 am
Myanmar and Suu Kyi in rare talks
Myanmar leaders including President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi end rare talks with an agreement to meet again.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 12:28 am
Myanmar Democracy Icon Finds Herself
Aung San Suu Kyi
YANGON, Myanmar — Framed photographs of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate, cover the walls of his small living room, but U Myo Khin, a longtime democracy activist, has harsh words for the woman he idolized for years as a crusader against dictatorship.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:50 am
Myanmar parliament suspended ahead of polls
Myanmar lawmakers on Friday held their last meetings at parliament as the body was suspended ahead of crucial general elections set to redraw the former junta-ruled nation's political landscape. Myanmar lawmakers on Friday held their last meetings at ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:30 am
Burma Elections: Transition to Democracy and
In advance of the elections, we have seen no progress on a deeply flawed constitution that guarantees the Burmese military a quarter of parliamentary seats yet denies National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi the opportunity to stand for President.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:48 am
Myanmar Parliament suspended ahead of
The combined houses of parliament will reconvene only after the November 8 vote, the first nationwide poll in a quarter of a century to be contested by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s hugely popular National League for Democracy (NLD).
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:49 am
Myanmar parliament suspended ahead of crunch
The combined houses of parliament will reconvene only after the November 8 vote, the first nationwide poll in a quarter of a century to be contested by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's hugely popular National League for Democracy (NLD). "There will be ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:31 am
Suu Kyi meets with people from Myanmar in
Aung San Suu Kyi
Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was greeted by dozens of flag-waving well-wishers, including people from her home country, as she arrived in Japan on Saturday for a weeklong visit.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 1:31 am
Myanmar parliament agrees to review
Myanmar's parliament agreed Wednesday to set up a commission to review the pro-military 2008 constitution, a process that could eventually change the political landscape and allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to contest the presidency.
Posted on 18 March 2013 | 9:21 am
Suu Kyi meets more anger over Myanmar mine
With rare hostility, villagers sharply criticized opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday as she traveled in northwestern Myanmar to explain why she supports a mining project opposed by many local residents.
Posted on 11 March 2013 | 5:54 pm
Suu Kyi selected to remain Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi was selected Sunday to continue as head of Myanmar's main opposition party, keeping her leadership post even as the party undergoes a makeover to adjust to the country's new democratic framework.
Posted on 9 March 2013 | 10:40 pm
Myanmar's Suu Kyi vows to bring new blood to
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Saturday to inject new blood into her party and urged members to rise above petty differences as they elect new leadership for the first time in the 25-year history of the National League for Democracy.
Posted on 7 March 2013 | 8:02 pm