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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries 'negative' focus

On a rare visit to Rakhine, Suu Kyi emphasised responsible business practices as she addressed an investment fair sponsored by Japan in the coastal state's tourist hotspot of Ngapali beach.

Myanmar parliament approves panel to discuss Constitution despite military protest

Suu Kyi's party commands a large majority in the combined Union Parliament.


President Ram Nath Kovind on four-day visit to Myanmar from December 10

Several agreements are expected to be signed during the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said in the statement.

Myanmar's handling of Rohingya was 'without excuse': US Vice-President

Pence and Suu Kyi met on the sidelines of the annual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Singapore.

Amnesty International withdraws award from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty has criticized the failure of Suu Kyi and her government to speak out about military atrocities against the Rohingya Muslims and said they expected Suu Kyi to use her “moral authority to speak out against injustice wherever” she saw it.

Myanmar: Three journalists in court over story government calls false

An increasing number of journalists have been arrested and jailed for their work under Myanmar's civilian government, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner.


Canada revokes Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship

Suu Kyi is the first person to have her honorary Canadian citizenship revoked.

Suu Kyi's actions 'regrettable' but she will keep peace prize - Nobel chief

Lars Heikensten said it made no sense to withdraw awards in reaction to things that happened after they were given, as judges would constantly have to discuss laureates' merits.

Canada legislators, in symbolic move, vote to strip Myanmar's Suu Kyi of citizenship

The motion on removing the honorary citizenship was proposed by Gabriel Ste Marie, a member of the opposition Bloc Quebecois party, who told reporters after the vote that "I think it's a great symbol".

Failing the mandate

Reluctance of Myanmar’s civilian leadership to speak up for a free media betrays its fear of the military, lack of conviction.

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Myanmar jails Reuters journalists for 7 years amid global outrage

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.

Modi in Myanmar: Photos of PM's meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, Htin Kyaw

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi post which the two leaders issued a joint statement to the media. Modi said the two neighbouring countries had similar security concerns and that it was important for them to work together.


When Barack Obama planted a kiss on Aung San Suu Kyi's cheek

The amity between the USA and Myanmar was on a new high when the US President Barack Obama met Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu today in Yangon, Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit.

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Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.