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Veteran Myanmar pro-democracy campaigner Win Tin dies: Party

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 11:04

The co-founder of Myanmar`s pro-democracy opposition and the nation`s longest-serving political prisoner, Win Tin, has died at the age of 84, his party said Monday, after battling for decades to bring freedom to the formerly junta-run country. 

Myanmar opposition, ex-students group to work on constitutional amendment

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:53

Myanmar`s opposition party, National League for Democracy (NLD), and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Group, a former students group formed to work for peace and promote civil society in Myanmar, will jointly push for amendments to the country`s 2008 constitution, according to a joint statement of the two organisations Monday.

Suu Kyi`s party to contest 2015 Myanmar elections

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 20:05

Myanmar`s leader Aung San Suu Kyi`s party said on Saturday that it will contest 2015 parliamentary elections even if the country`s constitution barring her from running for president is not amended.

Suu Kyi calls for `spiritual health` in improving lives

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 15:50

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for inclusion of spiritual health to help improve the life of people across the world.

Myanmar opposition spokesman fined over election claim

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 14:35

District Chief Jeff Jay of the Orlando Fire Department said the dozen passengers were stranded for more than two hour aboard the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, which is billed as Orlando`s tallest roller coaster.

Suu Kyi slams proposed inter-faith marriage law: Report

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:38

Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused by some international human rights activists of failing to clearly condemn the anti-Muslim violence.

Aung San Suu Kyi re-elected opposition party leader

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 13:41

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was Sunday re-elected leader of Myanmar`s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi vows to bring new blood to party

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 20:34

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi vowed to inject new blood into party and urged members to rise above petty differences as they elect new leadership in 25-year history of National League for Democracy.

Myanmar opposition holds first party congress

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 00:00

It is the National League for Democracy, led by democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and currently country`s best hope for building a viable political opposition after half a century of authoritarian rule.

Suu Kyi seeks ethnic, Chinese vote in N Myanmar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 00:14

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to ethnic Chinese and minority voters on the campaign trail in the north of the country.

Legal challenge launched to Suu Kyi`s candidacy

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 23:34

Aung San Suu Kyi`s bid for a seat in Myanmar`s Parliament has been challenged by a rival candidate.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi postpones planned political trip

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 23:03

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has postponed a trip to central Myanmar because she could not get permission to hold a political gathering at a football stadium there.