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  • February 8, 2016 4:58 pm

    Suu Kyi threatened on Facebook

    YANGON - A Facebook user recently threatened to kill Aung San Suu Kyi, the chairwoman of National League for Democracy.

    breakingnews
  • February 5, 2016 8:48 pm

    Suu Kyi names former general to head key advisory panel

    YANGON - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Friday nominated Shwe Mann, one of the country's most powerful politicians, to head a prominent legal advisory panel, as the freshly-elected parliament prepares to choose a new president.

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  • February 3, 2016 9:37 pm

    Suu Kyi urges patience over Myanmar presidency decision

    NAY PYI TAW - Aung San Suu Kyi tried Wednesday to calm nerves over Myanmar's tense political transition, with her choice of proxy presidential candidate shrouded in mystery days after her party took up its parliamentary majority.

    aec
  • February 2, 2016 2:46 pm

    Suu Kyi launches uniform donation campaign

    Yangon - National League for Democracy (NLD) has launched a campaign, urging the public to donate school uniforms, stationery and textbooks to poor children in rural areas.

    breakingnews
  • February 2, 2016 1:00 am

    Suu Kyi will need the generals as allies

    If the National League for Democracy is to reform the political landscape, it needs the troops back in the barracks

    opinion
  • February 1, 2016 2:45 pm

    Suu Kyi allies form Myanmar ruling party after decades of struggle

    NAY PYI TAW - Hundreds of lawmakers from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy were sworn into Myanmar's parliament on Monday, with enough seats to choose the country's first democratically elected government since the military took power in 1962.

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  • January 31, 2016 10:34 am

    New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for office

    NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - In a modest dormitory in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, novice MP Tin Thit recites a poem he has penned called "No Retreat", steeling himself to enter Myanmar's parliament carrying the dreams of a nation left traumatised by army rule.

    breakingnews
  • January 28, 2016 5:45 pm

    Unease stirs as Myanmar's Suu Kyi reaches out to former foes

    YANGON - When leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy huddled this month to discuss the transfer of power in Myanmar, they quickly reached decisions on who from the party should take the key posts in the next parliament.

    aec
  • January 24, 2016 5:36 pm

    Only Suu Kyi speaks for party: NLD

    YANGON - The National League for Democracy said only its chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi could make announcements on policy and transitional affairs.

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  • January 17, 2016 4:21 pm

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi bemoans youth 'wasting time' online

    YANGON - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, who was forced to spend years of solitude under house arrest, has hit out at young people "wasting time" on computer games and social networking.

    breakingnews
  • January 13, 2016 6:56 pm

    Suu Kyi's surprise attendance seen as boost for Myanmar peace talks

    YANGON - Aung San Suu Kyi's last-minute decision to join Myanmar peace talks she had previously criticised took some attendees by surprise, and could boost the chances of progress with rebel groups who have so far resisted joining the process.

    aec
  • January 12, 2016 5:14 pm

    Suu Kyi calls for all insurgents to take part in talks

    NAY PYI TAW - More of Myanmar's ethnic minority rebel groups should be brought into peace talks and the effort to end conflict should not divide groups that are involved in negotiations and those that have shunned the process, Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday.

    aec