Democracy in Nepal inspiring, despite challenges: Suu Kyi

Myanmar`s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi today said despite the many challenges and problems democracy in Nepal confronts, she finds it inspiring as its spirit never wanes.

Suu Kyi urges Myanmar army to back charter reform

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday called on the powerful military to get involved in reforming the country`s junta-era constitution, which currently bars her from becoming president.

Myanmar protest seeks constitutional change

Activists have rallied peacefully in Myanmar`s biggest city to call for changing the constitution to allow pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve as president.

Suu Kyi to claim EU Sakharov prize 23 years after award

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is to finally receive the EU Sakharov human rights prize she won in 1990 at the height of the Myanmar military crackdown, the European Parliament revealed today.

Suu Kyi fears Myanmar unrest could deter investors

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Saturday that communal violence and weak "rule of law" could scare off investors despite the country`s rapid pace of political and economic reform.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi for independent university system

Myanmar needs to develop a modern and independent university system which has been destroyed by half a century of military rule, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said.

Suu Kyi starts first visit to Japan in 27 years

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Japan Saturday for a week-long visit, her first trip to the country in 27 years since she visited Japan in 1985 as a visiting scholar, media reported.

Suu Kyi wants gov`t apology for violent crackdown

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said authorities must apologise for a violent crackdown on monks and other foes of a mine in northwest Myanmar.

Suu Kyi accused of `allying` with military regime

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of being an "ally" of the military regime by opposition party in Myanmar.

Suu Kyi to visit India next month

After nearly a gap of 40 years, Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will travel to India on November 13.

Suu Kyi a global symbol of human rights: UN chief

UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon has praised Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her work towards establishing peace and democracy in her country.

Cooperation is key to genuine democracy: Suu Kyi

Myanmar democracy leader Suu Kyi has said the key to achieving genuine democracy is for longtime adversaries to work together.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi begins landmark US visit

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Washington, where she will be presented Congress` highest award.

Suu Kyi calls for new laws to protect ethnic minorities

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for new laws to protect Myanmar’s ethnic minority groups.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi to appeal ruling in home dispute

Aung San Suu Kyi will appeal a court ruling concerning her American brother`s half-ownership of a lakeside villa.

Dalai Lama meets Suu Kyi in London

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met another Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi for the first time, expressing his admiration for her "courage".

Suu Kyi to make first Europe trip in 24 years

Suu Kyi will take her first trip to Europe in a quarter-century for a tour that includes her long-awaited acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize.

PM to visit Myanmar, invite Suu Kyi

The Prime Minister is also expected to extend an invitation to Suu Kyi to visit India when he meets her on Tuesday next week, sources said.

Suu Kyi backs suspension of US sanctions

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is cautiously backing a US senator`s proposal to suspend US economic sanctions.

Myanmar begins new era as Suu Kyi joins Parliament

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in to Myanmar`s military-backed Parliament Wednesday.