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2 suspects in abduction of Burmese boy arrested


An airport policeman and the owner of the house that served as a safehouse for the 8-year-old son of a food company executive from Burma (Myanmar) whom they had kidnapped were arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation in separate operations recently.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Suu Kyi hopeful on ending Myanmar presidency ban


Myanmar opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi has voiced confidence that the country’s powerful military will support changes to the constitution that would allow her to become president.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Suu Kyi makes Myanmar parliamentary debut


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi made her historic parliamentary debut Monday, marking a new phase in her near quarter century struggle to bring democracy to her army-dominated homeland.

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suu Kyi: Nobel Prize ensured Burma would not be forgotten

DOOR IN HEART Burma’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi says that winning the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize while under house arrest “opened up a door in my heart,” encouraging her to continue her struggle. She gave her Nobel lecture in Oslo. AP

When she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, while under house arrest in Burma (Myanmar), Aung San Suu Kyi said on Saturday, she realized that the Burmese “were not going to be forgotten.”

Posted: June 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Burma vows ‘justice’ for victims of unrest

A woman salvages goods from damaged buildings in Sittwe, capital of Rakhine state in western Myanmar, Saturday, June 16, 2012. The official death toll from western Myanmar's recent communal violence has increased to 50, even though the unrest was largely quelled several days ago. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)

Burma (Myanmar) pledged on Sunday to hunt down those responsible for the deaths of 50 people in communal clashes, as the relief effort was stepped up for tens of thousands displaced by the violence.

Posted: June 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suu Kyi, in Myanmar since 1988, starts world tour

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives at Yangon International Airport to leave for Bangkok, her first trip out of Myanmar in 24 years, Tuesday. AP

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in the Thai capital Bangkok on her first trip abroad in more then two decades.

Posted: May 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Australia to lift some Myanmar sanctions

Aung San Suu Kyi.  AP FILE PHOTO

Foreign Minister Bob Carr on Monday said Australia will lift sanctions against Myanmar’s president and more than 200 others who are currently under travel and financial bans.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China calls for lifting of all Myanmar sanctions

China on Thursday reiterated its call for all international sanctions on Myanmar to be lifted, after landmark elections in the long-closed nation gave Aung San Suu Kyi her first seat in parliament.

Posted: April 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suu Kyi winning in Burma poll Sunday

DEMOCRACY ICON. Aung San Suu Kyi on campaign trail after  a series of stunning democratic reforms the past few months. AP

This nation’s former military rulers once despised Aung San Suu Kyi so much they would not speak her name.

Posted: April 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Yangon blast kills 1—Myanmar official

A blast in Myanmar’s commercial hub and former capital Yangon killed one woman and wounded another on Wednesday morning, a security officer said.

Posted: December 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

What’s in a name? In Myanmar (Burma), a lot

Some call the country Myanmar, others call it Burma, but for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on a landmark visit, there was a better solution — call it nothing.

Posted: December 2nd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suu Kyi holds first talks with new Myanmar government


YANGON—Aung San Suu Kyi met with a minister of Myanmar’s new government for the first time on Monday, raising tentative hopes of sustained dialogue between the opposition icon and authorities. Just days after the US called for “concrete” progress toward democracy, Suu Kyi – who was released from house arrest soon after a controversial election [...]

Posted: July 25th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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