Campaigners demand action, not words from Myanmar

Activists on Tuesday urged Myanmar President Thein Sein to "turn his words into action" after the former general promised to free all political prisoners by the end of the year.

I want to be the President, says Myanmar`s Suu Kyi

Mynamar`s leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi declared her intention to run for President in 2015 and sought amendment to country`s Constitution under which she is not eligible to contest.

Obama praises Myanmar President, but concerned over communal violence

US President Barack Obama praised the leadership of his Myanmar counterpart Thein Sein for successfully leading his country towards democracy.

Myanmar President urges more efforts for stability, development

U Thein Sein made the call at the meeting with national races affairs ministers from regions and states in Nay Pyi Taw, said the New Light of Myanmar.

Myanmar Prez meets leaders of 14 political parties

Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a rare meeting Saturday with leaders of the country`s 14 political parties in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported.

India extends USD 500 mn line of credit to Myanmar

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held extensive talks with Myanmar President Thein Sein, drawing up a roadmap for future course of bilateral ties.

Myanmar President vows `healthy democracy`

Thein Sein pledged to establish a "healthy democracy" after nearly half a century of iron-fisted military rule.

Myanmar President says no turning back on reforms

Myanmar`s President has even dangled the possibility of giving opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi a Cabinet post.

India, Myanmar to cooperate in oil and gas

Indian PM offered visiting Myanmar President USD 500 million in credits for infrastructure projects.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi meets with new President

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to meet President Thein Sein for the first time.

Myanmar`s President says country facing hardship

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