• Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:23
    Suu Kyi challenges investors to help Myanmar catch up with Singapore
    Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday spoke of her hope for the country to catch up to Singapore’s stage of development within 20 years as she urged foreign investors to help her achieve that mission.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:08
    Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour
    Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims.
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  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:00
    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles
    Singapore - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country -- Southeast Asia's "final frontier" -- but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people.
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  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:49
    Suu Kyi receives Chinese Special Envoy
    State Counsellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi met with Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy for Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on November 9, announced the ministry.
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  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:01
    Myanmar by-election rare local test for Aung San Suu Kyi
    Myanmar voters cast their ballots in a small but key by-election Saturday, a rare local test of support for embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party more than halfway through her time in office.
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  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:40
    Myanmar journalists facing incitement charges get bail
    Three Myanmar journalists accused of incitement were granted bail on Friday but must continue to fight the case involving a close confidant of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:33
    Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship
    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation's military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
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  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:31
    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release
    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
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  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:04
    Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship
    Canada's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:51
    Rohingya crisis: UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi
    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi, President Trump and confusing democracy
    It was a lot easier to defend the “Iron Lady” when she was under house arrest, but let me try now. We can start by considering the jailing of the Reuters reporters in Myanmar and Donald Trump’s regular and vicious attacks on the media altogether. In other words, we must bring the US president into the equation in defence of Aung San Suu Kyi.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:48
    Aung San Suu Kyi’s bronze statue to be auctioned to raise money for charity
    A bronze statue of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will be offered for sale at a charity auction, says Dr Thant Thaw Kaung, executive committee member of the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:21
    Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over jailed reporters
    A global outcry over the jailing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar has been greeted with silence by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a stony response that an official defended Tuesday as a reluctance to criticise the judiciary.
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