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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China as criticism over Rohingya crisis escalates

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China as criticism over Rohingya crisis escalates

Even as the US and UN have ramped up pressure over the Rohingya crisis, China has backed Myanmar's military action.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Suu Kyi visits Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state

Suu Kyi visits Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited confict-battered Rakhine state on Thursday for the first time.

Nov 02, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sets out aid plan to end Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sets out aid plan to end Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi has set out plans for a new humanitarian project to enable Myanmar`s Rakhine State to emerge as a peaceful and developed region, which a close adviser said showed her determination to fix the country`s refugee crisis.

Oct 13, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
Oxford removes Suu Kyi portrait after Rohingya criticism

Oxford removes Suu Kyi portrait after Rohingya criticism

"The college received the gift of a new painting earlier this month which will be exhibited for a period. The painting of Aung San Suu Kyi has meanwhile been moved to storage," the college said in a statement.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Myanmar: A meeting with Suu Kyi and the Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Myanmar: A meeting with Suu Kyi and the Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar is expected to chart a roadmap for closer cooperation between the two nations in areas like security and counter-terrorism.

Sep 06, 2017, 08:33 AM IST
Myanmar' Aung San Suu Kyi meets Queen Elizabeth for lunch

Myanmar' Aung San Suu Kyi meets Queen Elizabeth for lunch

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Britain`s Queen Elizabeth for lunch on Friday at Buckingham Palace.

May 05, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Myanmar govt staff sentenced to jail for criticising army

An official working for Aung San Suu Kyi`s government was sentenced to six months in jail by a Yangon court Friday for criticising Myanmar`s army chief in a Facebook post.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Suu Kyi makes first UN speech as Myanmar leader

Suu Kyi makes first UN speech as Myanmar leader

Suu Kyi's appearance Monday at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations is the latest landmark in a personal and national transformation as the country also known as Burma emerges from five decades of military rule.

Sep 22, 2016, 07:10 AM IST
Barack Obama to consider easing Myanmar sanctions as Aung San Suu Kyi visits

Barack Obama to consider easing Myanmar sanctions as Aung San Suu Kyi visits

United States President Barack Obama will on Wednesday host Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office, where he is likely to ascertain whether the time is right to remove further economic sanction on Myanmar leaders to help boost economic development in the country.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Suu Kyi

PM Narendra Modi also held bilateral talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi makes first official trip, to Laos

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader and foreign minister, visited neighboring Laos on Friday in her first official trip abroad.

May 06, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

Myanmar drops charges against nearly 200 political activists: Police

The cases were dismissed on Friday following Suu Kyi's announcement that she was working with the administration to secure the release of political prisoners.

Apr 09, 2016, 18:25 PM IST

Myanmar army chief endorses election of Suu Kyi's president

Myanmar`s powerful army chief congratulated incoming president Htin Kyaw and pledged cooperation on Wednesday, after the ally of Aung San Suu Kyi was elected as the country`s first head of state with no military background in decades.

Mar 16, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Myanmar govt, Suu Kyi party tussle over handover ceremony

The President sought to appear magnanimous in defeat in November, but there have been recent signs of tensions with a new NLD-led parliament that took its seats in February.

Mar 04, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Myanmar can help India, China overcome problems: Suu Kyi

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has said her country can leverage its good relations with India and China to help both countries "overcome their problems".

Oct 07, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for free and fair elections as campaign starts

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi launched her campaign on Tuesday for the first general election since the end of military rule saying it was a crucial turning point and calling on the global community to monitor the outcome.

Sep 08, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Myanmar rebels shouldn't sign peace deal in haste: Suu Kyi

Myanmar's opposition leader has warned armed ethnic minority groups not to rush into signing a nationwide ceasefire deal, a position that pits her against President Thein Sein, who has made reaching a deal before November's general election his top priority.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

Suu Kyi eyes poll majority, but fears for wider democratic gains

Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she was confident her opposition party would win Myanmar`s landmark elections if they are free and fair, but raised concern at the country`s overall progress towards democracy.

Aug 25, 2015, 20:42 PM IST