- Suu Kyi: Myanmar rebels should think carefully on peace deal Updated: Aug-26-15 9:40 pm
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging armed ethnic minority groups to think carefully before signing a nationwide cease-fire agreement, a top party colleague said, a position that pits her against President Thein Sein, who has made reaching a deal before November elections his top priority.
- Suu Kyi says Myanmar's democracy is like malnourished child Updated: Aug-21-15 10:05 am
THANLYIN, Myanmar - Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi compared Myanmar's young democracy on Friday to a malnourished child that is unable to thrive in an environment in which politicians are more interested in personal power than the rights of the people.
- Political crisis eases, slightly, ahead of Myanmar election Updated: Aug-20-15 8:55 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Lawmakers decided Thursday to delay voting on a bill that could have resulted in the removal of parliament's embattled speaker, temporarily easing a political crisis gripping Myanmar ahead of national elections.
- US criticizes use of police in ouster of Myanmar party chief Updated: Aug-14-15 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. policymakers are criticizing the role of Myanmar security forces in the nighttime ouster of the ruling party chief this week, which shows the fragility of political reforms as the Southeast Asian nation gears up for November elections.
- Myanmar's military-backed ruling party forces out chairman Updated: Aug-13-15 2:31 pm
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - In a power play ahead of general elections, Myanmar's military-backed ruling party announced the ouster Thursday of its politically popular chairman hours after security forces seized the party headquarters, preventing some members from leaving.
- Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers Updated: Aug-01-15 4:01 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions.
- Myanmar pardons China loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners Updated: Jul-30-15 6:56 am
YANGON, Myanmar - More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that included nearly 7,000 prisoners.