Myanmar's Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform not reimpose sanctions

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country`s government to enter meaningful reform talks but told it not to reintroduce punitive sanctions even though democratic reforms were foundering.

Myanmar opposition party meets for election programmes

Myanmarese opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) that is led Aung San Suu Kyi by Saturday met for the fourth time to map out action programmes for next year`s general elections.

Myanmar national carrier in name change rebrand

Myanmar`s state-owned national carrier has changed its name in a rebranding exercise, the company president said on Friday, as the airline tries to attract foreign investment in the face of stiff competition from private rivals.

Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitution

Myanmar`s parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country’s top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, a parliamentarian from her party said.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi party admits `cannot win` fight to change Constitution

Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition party on Wednesday admitted it "cannot win" its battle to scrap parts of a junta-era Constitution that bars her from Myanmar`s presidency, decrying a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections.

Myanmar won't amend constitution until after 2015 election: Parliament speaker

Myanmar will not change its constitution until after a general election late next year, the parliament speaker said, complicating efforts by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to reduce the military`s political power, or run for president.

Myanmar parliament head rules out charter change

The influential speaker of Myanmar's parliament said on Tuesday the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president will not be changed before next year's general election.

Obama, Suu Kyi demand reforms in Myanmar constitution

 US President Barack Obama and Myanmarese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Friday demanded reforms in the Myanmar constitution to allow "free and transparent" elections for a fully representative democracy.

Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

 US President Barrack Obama Friday met Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her residence here, media reported.

Obama warns Myanmar reforms are by `no means complete or irreversible`

US President Barack Obama warned on Friday that Myanmar`s reforms were by "no means complete or irreversible" after talks with democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi at her Yangon home.

Suu Kyi party seeks to scrap contentious Myanmar charter clause

Myanmar`s opposition called Thursday on parliament to ditch parts of the junta-era constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from the presidency, as lawmakers began high-stakes debates on charter reform.

Zee Top 100

Watch Zee Top 100 only on Zee News.

PM Narendra Modi to attend East Asia Summit in Myanmar today
PM Narendra Modi to attend East Asia Summit in Myanmar today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the East Asia Summit in Myanmar on Thursday, a day after he met Southeast Asian leaders during the 12th ASEAN-India summit.

India is my second home, Suu Kyi tells Modi
India is my second home, Suu Kyi tells Modi

Myanmar`s opposition leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India was her "second home".

ASEAN: PM Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders, pushes for increased economic engagement
ASEAN: PM Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders, pushes for increased economic engagement

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met a host of Southeast Asian leaders as he made a major push to increase economic engagement between India and the 10-member ASEAN and said his government places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive.

DNA: Don't vote for BJP, it will impose a Hindu CM, warns PDP leader Peer Mansoor

Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.

Headlines @10:30am

Watch Headlines @10:30am only on Zee News.

Headlines @8am

Watch Headlines @8am only on Zee News.

PM Narendra Modi at ASEAN summit: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi at ASEAN summit: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended the 12th ASEAN-India Summit here. He is also meeting several heads of state and government on the sidelines of the multilateral event.

PM Narendra Modi invites thoughts, ideas for his visit to Australia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Tuesday to invite thoughts and ideas for his visit to Australia. He also shared a webpage for citizens to stay updated on his visit to Australia.