- In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes Updated: May-24-16 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with Vietnam, Iran, Cuba and Myanmar to the history books.
- US Secretary of State Kerry urges further reforms in Myanmar Updated: May-22-16 3:11 pm
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Myanmar's new civilian-led government to complete the Southeast Asian nation's transition to democracy by implementing further reforms to enshrine free markets, development and human rights.
- US eases Myanmar sanctions after civilian gov't takes power Updated: May-17-16 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration lifted sanctions against 10 state-run Myanmar companies and banks Tuesday in response to the Southeast Asian nation's historic transition to democracy, but it retained restrictions on trade and investment with the still-powerful military.
- US sticking with calling Myanmar minority 'Rohingya' Updated: May-10-16 8:47 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar and the United States appeared to agree to disagree Tuesday on what to call the Southeast Asian nation's beleaguered Muslim minority that Washington and most of the world know as Rohingya.
- Myanmar leader Suu Kyi makes first official trip, to Laos Updated: May-06-16 9:18 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader and foreign minister, visited neighboring Laos on Friday in her first official trip abroad.