Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president, hints Myanmar media

Two pro-government television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president.

Suu Kyi takes part in talks to boost Myanmar ceasefire

Aung San Suu Kyi has for the first time participated in official talks to bring peace with the country's fractious ethnic minorities.

Suu Kyi party manifesto pledges 'dignified' Myanmar military role

Myanmar`s main opposition party has launched an election manifesto that pledges to retain a "dignified" role for the military as a defender of democracy and consolidate government ministries to save costs.

Setback for Suu Kyi, Myanmar Parliament rejects charter change

Setback for Suu Kyi, Myanmar Parliament rejects charter change

Myanmar's Parliament on Thursday dealt a decisive blow to Aung San Suu Kyi's hopes for changing the junta-era constitution that bars her from the presidency ahead of landmark elections, voting down a bill that would have ended the military's effective veto on charter change.

Myanmar army blames ethnic rebels for shelling inside China

Myanmar's army chief is blaming ethnic Kokang rebels for shelling attacks in southwestern China that he says aim to damage relations between China and Myanmar.

Suu Kyi says boycott of Myanmar election an option

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said boycotting an upcoming historic election was an "option" if a military-drafted constitution that bars her from becoming president remains unchanged.

China offers ASEAN friendship treaty as South China Sea tension bubbles

China offers ASEAN friendship treaty as South China Sea tension bubbles

China`s Prime Minister Li Keqiang proposed a "friendship" treaty with Southeast Asian countries on Thursday but reiterated that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be settled directly between the countries involved.

UN chief meets Myanmar officials, says concerned about Rohingya minority

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Myanmar government on Wednesday he is concerned about the welfare of the country`s Rohingya Muslims and asked officials to ensure access for UN agencies delivering humanitarian assistance to them.

Suu Kyi`s party registers to run in Myanmar polls

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi formally registered her party for any
upcoming elections, returning the Nobel laureate to the
political arena.

Myanmar`s President says country facing hardship

Myanmar`s President Thein Sein says the strengthening local currency is hurting the economy.

Myanmar marks unusually low-key Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day is usually observed on grand scale with military parade.