• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Trade expected to get a boost as second Thai-Myanmar Friendship bridge opens
    The second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge linking Thailand’s Mae Sot district and Myanmar’s border city of Myawaddy on the Thai-Myanmar border has been officially opened to facilitate cross-border transport of goods and people.
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  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:55
    Asean must press Suu Kyi : Dr Mahathir
    THAILAND SHOULD OFFER MORE AUTONOMY TO SOUTH TO UNDERMINE INDEPENDENCE SUPPORT, SAYS MALAYSIAN PM
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:08
    Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis
    Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for "a culture of peace" to end conflict between communities.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:30
    Premier Li meets with Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss cooperation
    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi discussed bilateral ties here on Thursday and vowed to boost the cooperation between the two countries.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Asean leaders upbraid Suu Kyi in private but stand by Myanmar
    THE ASEAN BLOC is standing by Myanmar for repatriation of thousands of Rohingya from Bangladesh despite grave concerns raised by leaders and partners at the summit even as the refugees yesterday continued to resist the return.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:25
    I spoke to Suu Kyi, says Mahathir
    Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he raised the plight of the Rohingya Muslims with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi at the Asean leaders meeting on Tuesday night.
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  • 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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  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi deserves to be friendless
    Among underlying questions, one quietly asked: Why the Buddhist vitriol against Islam?
    opinion
  • 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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