Thursday 24 May 2018
Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi makes historic debut in parliament

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi took her place in Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday, ushering in a historic new political era after nearly a quarter-century fight against military dictatorship. The 66-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laure


Suu Kyi has won, claims party

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions.     


US senator leaves Myanmar with jailed American

A US senator met Myanmar's top general and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, while arranging the release of an American prisoner on a weekend mission that offered a rare opening for better ties with the isolated nation. Democratic Se


Suu Kyi found guilty in security case

A court in army-ruled Myanmar on Tuesday found opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of violating an internal security law, a ruling certain to anger the West and further isolate the regime. The court sentenced her to three years in pr

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