Suu Kyi visits her old college
Nov 16, 2012
Reuters | Tuesday May 21, 2013
President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to take steps to halt violence against Muslims in his country and move ahead with economic and political reforms.
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 20, 2013
Myanmar President Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first leader of his country to visit the White House in nearly half a century, in one of the most symbolic US gestures yet to support his reforms.
Written by Riya Chakravarty | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Aamir Khan has made it to the Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People of 2013 and the actor is all set to fly to New York for a celebratory dinner which might be attended by US President Barack Obama.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 18, 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani school girl and advocate for girls' education who survived a would-be assassin's bullet, is among the 100 most influential people in the world, Time magazine said today.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 13, 2013
Myanmar's democracy hero Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Japan on Saturday, her first visit to the country where she spent time as a university researcher nearly three decades ago.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 1, 2013
Privately owned daily newspapers hit Myanmar's streets for the first time in decades on Monday under new freedoms that represent a revolution for a media shackled under military rule.
Associated Press | Sunday March 10, 2013
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been elected head of the new executive board of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy, as the party has a makeover to adjust itself to the country's new democratic framework.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 2, 2013
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi revealed her love of JK Rowling's Harry Potter books as she waxed lyrical about her favorite reads at Myanmar's first international literary festival on Saturday.
Associated Press | Monday January 28, 2013
Both women lost their fathers to gunshots. Both also overcame that tragedy and rose to political prominence in countries where men dominate decision-making, buoyed in part by the legacies of their fathers.
Associated Press | Friday December 28, 2012
A hand-knit woolen sweater made by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has sold at an auction in Myanmar for $49,000.
Press Trust of India | Saturday December 15, 2012
Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who had expressed her disappointment with India for engaging with the country's military junta, today said one has to "make allowances for friends" even if they go "astray" at times.
Associated Press | Friday November 30, 2012
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday said authorities must apologize for a violent crackdown on monks and other foes of a mine in northwest Myanmar, but she also stuck to the government's view that the country must follow through on its commi...
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 23, 2012
The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), a research institution in Shimla, has published another edition of Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, the institute's official said on Friday.
Agence France-Presse | Monday November 19, 2012
Myanmar released dozens of political prisoners on Monday in an amnesty coinciding with a landmark visit by US President Barack Obama, a pro-democracy activist told AFP.
Associated Press | Monday November 19, 2012
In a historic trip to a long shunned land, President Barack Obama on Monday showered praise and promises of more US help to Myanmar if the Asian nation keeps building its new democracy. "Our goal is to sustain the momentum," he declared with pride as...