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Myanmar president visits northern Cebu


Myanmar President Thein Sein yesterday visited Bantayan island to see for himself the extent of devastation that supertyphoon Yolanda left to the northern Cebu town.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Myanmar Muslims jailed for killing Buddhist monk

In this photo taken Monday, May 6, 2013, Myanmar President Thein Sein delivers a televised speech in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Thein Sein vowed that his government would do everything it can to protect the rights of minority Muslims in the speech broadcast on state television. AP

Six Muslim men and one minor have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from life to two years in prison for involvement in the killing of a Buddhist monk during sectarian violence in central Myanmar.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Myanmar’s president to visit White House on Monday

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President Barack Obama is set to welcome Myanmar President Thein Sein to the White House Monday.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Myanmar president delivers New Year’s Day message

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Myanmar’s president made his first New Year’s address to the nation as part of what he called a new campaign to communicate directly with the people.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Newly elected Suu Kyi meets Myanmar president

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday held talks with President Thein Sein for the first time since her landmark election to parliament earlier this month.

Posted: April 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »