January 18, 2020 5:15 pm
Xi and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi signed 33 agreements shoring up key projects that are part of the flagship Belt and Road Initiative, China’s vision of new trade routes described as a “21st century silk road”.
December 18, 2019 9:22 am
The three-day ICJ hearing offered few surprises: Similar arguments had been made at multiple forums in the past. On such occasions, Myanmar has denied the charge of genocidal intent.
December 15, 2019 10:27 am
The astonishing thing is that the case has been brought by Gambia. Not by any neighbouring Asian nation. Not Malaysia nor Indonesia nor Pakistan.
December 10, 2019 11:12 am
Suu Kyi is due to speak on Wednesday and is expected to argue that the court has no jurisdiction and that Myanmar was targeting Rohingya militants.
December 09, 2019 11:53 pm
Suu Kyi’s refusal to speak for Rohingya is controversial. Her decision to defend army at ICJ sets off ripples beyond Myanmar.
December 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Rohingya crisis: Gambia, which is predominantly Muslim, went to the ICJ in November 2019, accusing Myanmar of genocide, which is the most serious of all international crimes. Gambia is backed by the 57-member Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
November 20, 2019 9:42 pm
The announcement was posted on the Facebook page of the office of the state counsellor, a position Suu Kyi holds along with that of foreign minister. Myanmar's government releases much public information on Facebook.
February 22, 2019 2:13 pm
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.
February 06, 2019 3:25 pm
Suu Kyi's party commands a large majority in the combined Union Parliament.
December 05, 2018 5:03 am
Several agreements are expected to be signed during the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said in the statement.
September 04, 2018 1:04 pm
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.
September 06, 2017 11:37 am
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.
November 14, 2014 2:26 pm
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.
November 02, 2015 11:44 am
Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.