Thien Sein

Myanmar president hails `triumph` of democratic transition

President Thein Sein hailed the "triumph" of Myanmar`s transition of power Thursday, addressing a military-dominated parliament for the final time before a handover to Aung San Suu Kyi`s pro-democracy movement.

Jan 28, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi faces President's allies in campaign showdown

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will take her campaign straight to the camp of a close presidential ally on Thursday as she tours the country ahead of Myanmar`s first general election since the end of military rule.

Sep 10, 2015, 10:30 AM IST

Suu Kyi concerned at Myanmar ruling party putsch

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi raised fears Tuesday for crucial November elections as the government tried to calm political tensions after the surprise ousting of the ruling party chief.

Aug 18, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Talks resume on long-awaited Myanmar ceasefire deal

The Myanmar government and armed ethnic minority groups resumed critical talks today to reach a nationwide ceasefire agreement that would end six decades of fighting before an upcoming general election that threatens to upend hard-won progress toward a deal.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:51 AM IST