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It is significant that the Burmese Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, called out for help to find a solution to the Rohingya’s situation.
Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…
Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…
The UN, along with Japan and China, have offered to help restore dozens of damaged structures in Myanmar following Wednesday large earthquake.
Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…
New president Htin Kyaw is a close confidante of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar is in the process of forming its first democratically-elected government
Htin Kyaw reassured public servants their jobs are secure despite government cost-cutting plans
Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing
A close friend and confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi has been confirmed as the presidential candidate of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament. The Nobel
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has nominated her former driver and close aide to be Myanmar’s next president. The National League for Democracy (NLD) is
Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed Htin Kyaw who is a close friend of party leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi , as presidential
They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional
Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s
Myanmar said on Friday that it was freeing around 100 people from jail – just days before the first sitting of a new parliament dominated by the
The leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy led a roadside clean up on Sunday, in the constituency where she won a seat in the country’s
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material
The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough
Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a "national reconciliation" meeting with the president and military as her party inches closer to election victory in Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi reaffirms her intention of calling the shots in Myanmar, despite being barred from running for president.
Although only a fraction of results have been officially announced, opposition supporters are claiming a landslide win in Myanmar’s historic
Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, held a general election on Sunday, its second since polls in 2010 ended almost a
The opposition National League for Democracy of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi says it has won a landslide victory in Myanmar’s first free
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party is expected to make large gains, but even with a landslide, she cannot become president.