- Obama commits US support in call with new Myanmar president Updated: Apr-06-16 3:24 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is telling Myanmar's new president that his election marks a "historic step forward" for democracy in Myanmar.
- Myanmar democracy takes momentous step with new president Updated: Mar-30-16 10:23 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar's slow transition to democracy took a momentous step Wednesday as a trusted aide to ruling-party leader Aung San Suu Kyi took over as the country's president, officially ending more than 50 years of the military's control over government.
- Obama congratulates Myanmar on swearing-in of new president Updated: Mar-30-16 10:01 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the inauguration of Myanmar's new president marks a historic milestone in the country's transition to a democratically elected, civilian-led government.