The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon has met the Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time.
On Ban’s last visit in
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has made an historic address to the Myanmar parliament, praising the vision and courage of President Thein Sein
UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has arrived in Yangon to endorse Myanmar’s rehabilitation back into the international fold.
Ban wants to encourage
The lifting of EU sanctions against Myanmar on Monday marks yet another step towards normalising diplomatic ties between Burmese authorities and the
Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy has boycotted the opening of the new Myanmar parliament in a dispute over the wording of the
After decades of military dictatorship and international sanctions, Myanmar is experiencing a tourism explosion.
Last year more than 400,000 people
Pro democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Britain and Norway in June marking the first time she’s left her native Myanmar in 24 years.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said economic sanctions against Myanmar should be suspended.
Speaking alongside pro-democracy leader Aung
David Cameron has become the first British Prime Minister to visit Myanmar in more than 60 years.
He was greeted by President Thein Sein, as he
It is being hailed as another turning point in Myanmar’s fledgling democratic transition.
Just days after Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes her party’s victory in parliamentary by-elections will mark the beginning of a new
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi claimed on Monday a by-election landslide for her party, which she hoped would mark the beginning of a new era
There were celebrations as Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a parliamentary by-election. Her party has also claimed victory in at
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in parliament, according to her party, in a historic moment for the country’s
At 66, human rights and democracy defender Aung San Suu Kyi leads the National League for Democracy (or NLD) campaign in Myanmar’s elections. She
A by-election in Myanmar on Sunday was the third in half a century. 45 seats were up for grabs in the national parliament, which is mostly made up
Myanmar is holding by-elections that are being seen as a key step in the country’s road to democracy.
It is the first time international observers
Sunday’s 45-seat by-election in Myanmar was being viewed as a key test for democracy, analysts said.
If it is judged free and fair, the vote could
Ahead of elections in Myanmar this weekend, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not optimistic about the way it will be conducted.
There is optimism in Myanmar that elections this Sunday in the army-ruled southeast Asian Republic could finally introduce a taste of
The head of Myanmar’s military has vowed to protect its political leadership role.
In a speech to mark the annual armed forces day, Supreme
Myanmar’s leading opposition figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, had cut short her election campaign after falling ill.
She has returned home to Yangon to
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for repressive laws to be revoked and for constitutional reform in a landmark televised address in
She is known simply as, “The Lady” and she arrived in Mandalay to the ecstatic welcome from a crowd reckoned to be around the 200,000 mark.
Myanmar’s iconic Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon held its 2,600th anniversary with grand celebrations.
Myanmar has been isolated internationally for decades. However, in only a few months the country has made, what seems like, startling steps towards