• Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:47:11
    Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted constitution
    Naypyidaw, Myanmar - Myanmar's new president promised to amend the country's army-written constitution in an inaugural speech Friday, challenging a charter that bans Aung San Suu Kyi from top office and gives the military major powers.
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  • Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:35:21
     Staunch Suu Kyi ally elected Myanmar president
    Naypyidaw, Myanmar - Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday elected a staunch ally of Aung San Suu Kyi as the country's new president, allowing her to maintain a tight grip on top-level decision-making.
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  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Suu Kyi ally set to take presidency in Myanmar
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:29:32
    Myanmar president and Suu Kyi confidant Htin Kyaw resigns
    Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi without a close confidant and political ally as she faces rising international opprobrium over the Rakhine crisis.
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  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Asean advised to take stronger role in Rakhine
    WHILE Asean maintained its non-interference principle regarding the Rohingya crisis at the end of a special summit in Australia yesterday, the group was urged to take a greater role in providing systematic humanitarian assistance to Myanmar’s violence-torn Rakhine state.
  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:05:18
    Myanmar's Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at ASEAN summit
    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and "force an outcome".
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 13:50:12
    Protesters take aim at Southeast Asia leaders in Sydney
    Provocative images of one-time human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi with a Hitler moustache and banners demanding Cambodia's Hun Sen step down were held by protesters in Sydney Saturday in a rally against Southeast Asian leaders.
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  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    UK's Johnson urges 'independent' probe of Rohingya crisis in Suu Kyi talks
    Naypyidaw, Myanmar - Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson stopped off in Myanmar on Sunday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine state, as the country faces mounting pressure to punish troops accused of atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya.
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  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:41:24
    Suspect arrested for petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's Yangon villa
    Myanmar police say they have arrested a mentally ill man who confessed to tossing a petrol bomb into the Yangon compound of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week.
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  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:32:38
    Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's lakeside villa: Myanmar govt
    A petrol bomb was thrown at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday while she was away from her home, a government spokesman said.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:03:48
    Surakiart board on Myanmar says Richardson was asked to leave
    An advisory board chaired by Thai former foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai has lashed out at the recently resigned American member, Bill Richardson, saying his accusation that the board was “whitewashing” or “cheerleading” Aung San Suu Kyi over the Royingya crisis completely lacked legitimacy.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 10:52:38
    Myanmar pillories US diplomat for 'personal attack' on Suu Kyi
    US diplomat Bill Richardson was accused Thursday of a "personal attack" on Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi after an excoriating take down of the former darling of the global rights community as he resigned from a panel on the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:58:52
    Furious US ex-governor quits advisory board on Rohingya crisis
    A long-time friend of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has resigned from an advisory board on the crisis in Rakhine state, saying it is nothing more than a cheerleading squad for the government.
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:12:53
    US diplomat resigns from Suu Kyi panel on Rakhine crisis
    US diplomat Bill Richardson resigned Thursday from a Myanmar panel intended to ease communal tensions in Rakhine state, hitting out at government policy over the issue and decrying Aung San Suu Kyi's "absence of moral leadership" throughout the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:48:00
    Myanmar army's admission of killings a 'positive step': Suu Kyi
    Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed an unprecedented army admission that security forces carried out extra-judicial killings of Rohingya Muslims as a "positive step", state-backed media reported Saturday.
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