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  • August 24, 2016 5:58 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks ex-UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State team

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi picked former UN chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms.

    asean&beyon
  • August 24, 2016 5:56 pm

    Suu Kyi picks ex-UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State team

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi picked former UN chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms.

    breakingnews
  • August 21, 2016 9:41 pm

    Barrier to reform? Suu Kyi sticks with Myanmar central bank chief

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is standing by the country's central bank governor, despite concerns from commercial bankers, government advisors and some of his own officials at the pace of reform on his watch.

    asean&beyon
  • August 21, 2016 1:00 am

    Suu Kyi, Beijing and Chinese-backed rebels in northern Myanmar

    The leader of Myanmar’s ruling party needs china’s help to end her country’s long-running ethnic conflicts

    opinion
  • August 19, 2016 4:55 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi says China to support peace talks

    BEIJING - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi expects China to support historic peace talks with armed groups near the countries' troubled joint border, she said Friday during a landmark visit overshadowed by a stalled dam project.

    breakingnews
  • August 18, 2016 7:44 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi to ink deals on two hospitals, bridge during China trip

    YANGON - China and Myanmar are set to sign deals to build a strategic bridge near their border and two hospitals in the Southeast Asian country, a Myanmar official said on Thursday, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets high-level officials in Beijing.

    asean&beyon
  • August 18, 2016 12:51 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

    BEIJING - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi was to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday in her first major foreign trip since becoming the country's de facto leader, with a suspended Beijing-backed dam project set to dominate talks.

    breakingnews
  • August 9, 2016 4:25 pm

    Suu Kyi sets date for crunch peace talks

    YANGON - Myanmar will begin long-planned talks with armed ethnic groups at the end of the month, as the government's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi targets peace as a prelude to rebooting the economy.

    breakingnews
  • July 27, 2016 3:07 pm

    Myanmar rebels hold rare meet as Suu Kyi yearns for peace

    MAI JA YANG, Myanmar - Leaders of Myanmar rebel armies held talks in a war-hit border town Wednesday, state media reported, as they prepare for a major peace conference with a government desperate to end insurgencies that have plagued the country.

    breakingnews
  • July 25, 2016 7:35 am

    Suu Kyi plans visits to China, US

    YANGON - Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s staff are making plans for her to visit China and the United States.

    breakingnews
  • July 21, 2016 12:48 pm

    Obama invites Suu Kyi to US

    Yangon - Ben Rhodes, US deputy national security adviser, has held talks on bilateral relations with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw.

    breakingnews
  • July 19, 2016 11:03 am

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi honours hero father

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi paid tribute to her independence hero father Tuesday at a memorial attended for the first time by the army chief, a rare show of unity in the former junta-run country.

    breakingnews