Myanmar's former military rulers once despised Aung San Suu Kyi so much they would not speak her name.
Newly transformed from imprisoned icon during a long struggle against repression in Myanmar to a key political actor, Aung San Suu Kyi is now on course to take a seat in parliament for the first time.
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi looked set to make history in Myanmar elections today, but complaints of ballot-tampering cast fresh doubt on the fairness of the parliamentary vote. Facts about Myanmar | Prisoner-turned-politician
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks with Myanmar's president today in a historic visit to boost trade and secure energy supplies, while contesting the strong influence of regional rival China.
Myanmar’s military regime assured New Delhi they would act against Northeast insurgents “and anti-India groups” on their territory. This was given to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his state visit to Nawpyitaw. This comes at a time when more such insurgents have moved to north Myanmar for sanctuary. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri writes.
With gifts for Myanmar’s economy, people and its physical links with India, PM Manmohan Singh sought to make up for 15 years of stunted relations. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri reports.
The Northeast has been the focus of India’s Myanmar policy, even more so than China. With the security situation in the Northeast stabilizing, PM’s visit to Myanmar was a chance to boost the other side of security: economics. HTreports.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during a one-hour meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, handed over an invitation to give the next Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture in India. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri reports.
New Delhi will need more than one prime ministerial visit to restore its image among pro-democracy activists in Myanmar. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
reports. 'Will do my best'
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has completed her first trip out of Myanmar in 24 years. Her tour of Thailand highlighted her new freedom to explore the world and to return back home.
Myanmar President Thein Sein has removed two deputy ministers with economically important portfolios in the first significant changes to his quasi-civilian government since it took office 15 months ago, reinforcing speculation a broader cabinet reshuffle to push reforms may be in the works.
Myanmar on Friday called for sanctions imposed on the country to be completely lifted as they are hurting efforts to attract foreign investment amid a historic reform drive
Soldiers patrolled tense streets in a riot-hit state in western Myanmar Monday where the government declared a state of emergency to deal with deadly clashes between Muslims and Buddhists.
Aung San Suu Kyi takes the latest stride in her journey from an imprisoned activist to a politician on the world stage when she visits Europe this week to give a Nobel speech two decades in the making.