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
It is hoped her presence will build bridges ahead of her party taking power in March
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.
Voters in Myanmar were on Sunday morning heading to the polls in the country’s first openly contested general election in 25 years. Opposition leader
Campaigning ends ahead of Myanmar's historic parliamentary elections, with the opposition NLD hailed as the most popular party running.
Myanmar has been preparing for its first free elections in 25 years. This Sunday 8th November, 30 million Myanma are expected at polling stations to
The city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar is a Buddhist religious centre so crowded with temples, monasteries and monks that they can sometimes seem
Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election. Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi listen as she speaks during a
Early voting has begun in Myanmar’s historic election. Expats in Thailand lined up to cast their ballots on Saturday at their county’s embassy in
The government of Myanmar and eight ethnic rebel armies have signed a ceasefire that the participants hope will end more than six decades of
As official campaigning starts in Myanmar’s long-awaited general election the leader of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi is
Amid a show of strength by security forces, the head of Myanmar’s powerful ruling party has been ousted. Shwe Mann, who is also the speaker of
More than a month of heavy monsoon rains and the tail-end of a cyclone have triggered some of the worst flash floods and landslides in living memory
Residents in southern Myanmar are being urged to leave the region as flood water in Ayeyarwady delta rises to a dangerous new level.
The international community is stepping up efforts to help flood-stricken Myanmar, which has appealed for aid after devastating monsoon rains
Myanmar’s opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed American actress Angela Jolie to her country. The two met with
Almost 7,000 prisoners have been released under a mass presidential pardon in Myanmar. Among those freed are political prisoners and over 200
Hope for change in Myanmar is approaching a crucial test. The Southeast Asian nation is preparing for the first free national ballot since 1990. The