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  • May 31, 2016 1:00 am

    Suu Kyi to visit Bangkok next month

    MYANMAR’S State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Thailand in late June for bilateral talks. The President’s Office spokesman Zaw Htay told the Chiang Mai-based Irrawaddy that the exact date of the visit was still being discussed by the two governments.

    politics
  • May 30, 2016 6:41 pm

    Suu Kyi to visit Bangkok in late June

    MYANMAR’S State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Thailand in late June for bilateral talks, according to the President’s Office.

    breakingnews
  • May 22, 2016 5:23 pm

    Suu Kyi, Kerry walk tightrope over 'Rohingya' question

    NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday addressed controversy over the use of the word "Rohingya" to describe the persecuted and stateless Muslim minority, warning that use of the term risked inflaming communal tensions in Myanmar.

    breakingnews
  • May 22, 2016 3:32 pm

    Kerry hails 'remarkable' Myanmar changes after Suu Kyi talks

    NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday hailed Myanmar's transition to a civilian government steered by Aung San Suu Kyi as a "remarkable statement" that furthers the cause of global democracy.

    aec
  • May 22, 2016 7:31 am

    Kerry to meet Myanmar's Suu Kyi after US sanctions eased

    NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - United States Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday for her new civilian government's first high level talks as Washington recalibrates its relationship with the former pariah state.

    breakingnews
  • May 10, 2016 4:09 pm

    US mulls Myanmar sanctions rethink under Suu Kyi administration

    YANGON - Washington's new ambassador to Myanmar on Tuesday said remaining sanctions had taken an "unintended" toll on the nation's delicate economic development, as the US re-evaluates its embargoes on the former pariah state.

    breakingnews
  • April 25, 2016 1:00 am

    Dos and don’ts for FM Aung San Suu Kyi

    For the first time in its history, there will be a Nobel Peace laureate and the world’s most famous political icon in the family of the Asean Ministerial Meeting (AMM), which serves as the Asean annual meeting. Myanmar’s new Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi needs to know a few things about the organisation, with which she has had a dreadful relationship in the past.

    opinion
  • April 18, 2016 12:36 pm

    Suu Kyi reaches out to rebels with federalism vow

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday vowed to press for greater autonomy for the nation's ethnic minorities, in an early move to soothe the rebellions roiling the country after her party's ascent to power.

    breakingnews
  • April 9, 2016 4:34 pm

    Suu Kyi undergoes eye surgery: official

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung Sang Suu Kyi underwent successful eye surgery Saturday, a senior party official said, weeks after the 70-year-old's fledgling administration took power.

    breakingnews
  • April 8, 2016 12:59 pm

    Families flock to Myanmar jails after Suu Kyi amnesty plan

    THARRAWADDY, Myanmar - Anxious families of detained activists rushed to Myanmar prisons Friday, as officials indicated dozens of students could be freed after Aung San Suu Kyi hinted at a mass amnesty for political prisoners.

    breakingnews
  • April 8, 2016 12:06 am

    Suu Kyi starts state counsellor duties

    YANGON - Aung San Suu Kyi has started discharging her duties as state counsellor, according to Dr Myat Nyana Soe, the secretary of the Joint Bill Committee.

    aec
  • April 7, 2016 5:57 pm

    Suu Kyi aims to free political prisoners and students

    Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will be working towards freeing all political prisoners as well as detained activists and imprisoned students that are currently facing trial, according to the Counselor's Office’s announcement Thursday.

    breakingnews