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  • September 26, 2016 6:18 pm

    Suu Kyi unwell after trip to US, UK

    YANGON - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been forced to take a rest from her state duties after becoming unwell during a state trip abroad, her office said Monday.

  • September 22, 2016 2:53 pm

    Suu Kyi defends efforts on Rohingyas

    In her first address to the UN General Assembly as national leader, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi defended her government's efforts to resolve a crisis over treatment of the country's Muslim minority.

  • September 22, 2016 7:19 am

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi: `It is a time of determined hope for Myanmar"

    New York - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi said that her country was once again living in "a time of determined hope" during her first address to the UN General Assembly as the country's de facto leader on Wednesday

  • September 16, 2016 9:59 am

    Suu Kyi calls for investment

    WASHINGTON - Myanmar leader Aung San SuuKyi urged businesses to invest in the Southeast Asian country on Thursday as a way to advance its democratic transition, a day after US President Barack Obama pledged to lift long-standing sanctions on the country.

  • September 15, 2016 1:08 pm

    Obama vows to lift Myanmar sanctions as Suu Kyi visits

    Washington - President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying broader sanctions would soon be scrapped as he hosted the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House Wednesday.

  • September 15, 2016 8:35 am

    Suu Kyi to get Harvard award

    The Harvard Foundation will confer its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year Award on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on September 17, according to her Facebook page.

  • September 14, 2016 11:23 pm

    Obama restores Myanmar trade benefits as Suu Kyi visits

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama moved to restore some trade benefits to Myanmar Wednesday, as he hosted democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time since her historic election victory.

  • September 12, 2016 12:58 pm

    Suu Kyi starts visit to the UK and US

    A delegation led by Suu Kyi, comprising Deputy Foreign Minister Kyaw Tin, has left Myanmar for the UK and US, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • September 6, 2016 6:41 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit US 'next week': Obama

    VIENTIANE - Myanmar's newly installed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi will visit the United States next week, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

  • September 1, 2016 1:00 am

    Suu Kyi kicks off historic Panglong peace conference for ethnic unity

    MYANMAR’S Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday launched a major push to end decades of fighting between the military and myriad rebel groups with an appeal to the country’s ethnic minorities to overcome their differences to achieve peace.

  • August 28, 2016 1:03 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi faces test at ethnic peace conference

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi faces what could be the toughest test of her leadership yet when she opens a major ethnic peace conference Wednesday aimed at ending wars that have blighted the country since its independence.

  • 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.