| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Thursday September 18th 2014

Aung San Suu Kyi News Latest Real-Time Updates

Aung San Suu Kyi latest news updated in real-time by RSS feeds.

Aung San Suu Kyi – Google News

Establishing democracy a challenge, says NLD leader – Mizzima News


Establishing democracy a challenge, says NLD leader
Mizzima News
"You cannot establish a culture of democracy in four years; it is extremely difficult and takes time," Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told journalists after attending for the first time a ceremony hosted by the government in Nay Pyi Taw to mark the International

and more »

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 11:03 am

Aung San Suu Kyi seen attends the Union Parliamentary session on Friday. (EMG) – Eleven Myanmar


Aung San Suu Kyi seen attends the Union Parliamentary session on Friday. (EMG)
Eleven Myanmar
Inadequate employment and security, plus political instability are still causing people to leave the country, MP Aung San Suu Kyi has said. Suu Kyi, the chairperson of National League for Democracy, said these words to reporters during a break after

and more »

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 4:18 pm

Comment: Game over for Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar presidential bid? – SBS


SBS

Comment: Game over for Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar presidential bid?
SBS
Of particular interest to Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, (NLD) is a military drafted clause that bars her from standing for presidency ahead of the 2015 national elections, because her late husband and children are foreigners. The
2015 Election And Challenges To Myanmar's Political Transition – AnalysisEurasia Review

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 3:33 am

Myanmar Cancels By-Elections in Move Welcomed by Suu Kyi’s NLD – Radio Free Asia


ABC News

Myanmar Cancels By-Elections in Move Welcomed by Suu Kyi's NLD
Radio Free Asia
Myanmar's election commission has scrapped by-elections scheduled for November to enable political parties to concentrate on the crucial 2015 general elections—a move welcomed by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy …
Burmese MPs react differently to cancellation of by-electionsDemocratic Voice of Burma
Myanmar cancels by-electionsThe Star Online
Myanmar axes by-elections in 35 parliamentary seatsThe Malaysian Insider
GlobalPost
all 92 news articles »

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 12:49 am

Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi – Daily Mirror


Democratic Voice of Burma

Chandrika meets Aung San Suu Kyi
Daily Mirror
Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a globally known activist for democracy and the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) during her visit to Myanmar. The meeting held at the Chatrium Hotel in …
Suu Kyi urges NLD youth to take on more responsibilityDemocratic Voice of Burma
Chandrika Kumaratunga meets Aung San Suu Kyi,Asian Tribune
Suu Kyi urges artists to get politicalMyanmar Times
The Nation -Sri Lanka Guardian
all 14 news articles »

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 6:38 am

Israel to pay Myanmar first official visit in 35 years – Haaretz


Haaretz

Israel to pay Myanmar first official visit in 35 years
Haaretz
Hanegbi is scheduled to meet with Foreign Minister Wanna Maung Lwin, a former Myanmar Ambassador to Israel, and political personalities, including Nobel Peace Laureate and leader of the opposition, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi. The official visit lasts through …
Deputy Israeli foreign minister visits Myanmar, with which Israel once enjoyed i24news
Hanegbi heads to Myanmar for highest-level visit in 35 yearsJerusalem Post
Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Hanegbi to Visit MyanmarJP Updates
The Express Tribune
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:08 pm

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Calls on Writers, Artists to Spur Democracy – Radio Free Asia


The Nation

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Calls on Writers, Artists to Spur Democracy
Radio Free Asia
During Monday's meeting, which focused on growing pains Myanmar has experienced as it transitions to a democracy after decades of military rule, Aung San Suu Kyi pledged her support to writers and artists and vowed to meet with them as regularly as …
Suu Kyi makes another artful moveThe Nation
Myanmar ethnic rebels want Suu Kyi at ceasefire talksucanews
NLD leader urges moral revolution to establish 'real democracy'Mizzima News
The Interpreter
all 9 news articles »

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 10:54 pm

Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in peace process – The Nation


Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in peace process
The Nation
Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October. The Nationwide …

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 11:29 am

President’s post unlikely for popular Suu Kyi – AsiaOne


AsiaOne

President's post unlikely for popular Suu Kyi
AsiaOne
Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country's next president. It has gathered nearly five million signatures in support of its petition for a change
Naing Han Thar seen discussing at the meeting for peace process with UPWC Eleven Myanmar
Myanmar Regresses on RightsNew York Times

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 21 August 2014 | 7:27 pm

NCCT wants Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to witness ceasefire agreement – Mizzima News


The Irrawaddy News Magazine

NCCT wants Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to witness ceasefire agreement
Mizzima News
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi would be invited to witness the signing of the agreement in her capacity as an internationally respected leader not as a representative of the National League for Democracy, Colonel Khun Okkar told journalists at the Myanmar Peace …
KIO's Gun Maw other ethnic leaders meet Suu KyiKachin News Group
Suu Kyi meets leaders of armed ethnic groupsThe Nation

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:47 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi – Yahoo News Search Results

Myanmar axes by-elections in 35 parliamentary seats

Myanmar's election commission on Sunday scrapped November by-elections in 35 parliamentary seats, citing the pressure of hosting an upcoming regional summit and extra costs ahead of a nationwide poll in 2015. The Union Election Commission made the surprise announcement after a meeting with more than 30 political parties in Yangon. Explaining the decision, deputy director of the commission Hla …

Posted on 7 September 2014 | 6:36 pm

Myanmar cancels by-elections

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON September 7 (Reuters) – Myanmar has called off an election scheduled for the end of this year to fill 35 vacated seats in parliament, the Union Election Commission announced on Sunday. Election Commission Chairman Tin Aye said that the election would be canceled because the commission did not have enough time to prepare and because the results would not have any political …

Posted on 7 September 2014 | 6:13 am

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!

There have been no female recipients of the award since 2000, when Aung San Suu Kyi was honoured.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:41 pm

Ethnic strife blurs Myanmar’s first census in 30 years

An Indian Muslim carries a placard of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest march near the Myanmar embassy in New Delhi, in this April 9, 2013 file photo, against the killing of Muslims and the torching of Rohingya homes in Myanmar.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:34 pm

British activist braces for Thai libel trial

BANGKOK – A British activist will go on trial in Thailand Tuesday for defamation, facing a possible jail term after his investigation into alleged labour abuses in the kingdom's food industry. Andy Hall faces civil and criminal lawsuits submitted by Thai fruit processor Natural Fruit, a major supplier to the European drink market, in response to accusations of forced and child labour, unlawfully …

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:25 am

Suu Kyi Asks Artists to Expose How Reforms Have Stalled

RANGOON: Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging Burmese artists and writers to help the world understand that their country’s political reforms have stalled and are not leading to democracy.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:43 am

Myanmar: election boycotts and democracy

For many years, we have learned about cryptic events in Burma/Myanmar from rumors. We had hoped that this would change with the elimination of censorship, and there has been much progress. But rumors still abound and decision-making is often still opaque.

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 2:09 pm

President's post unlikely for Suu Kyi

Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country's next president

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 6:20 am

Ethnic groups see leading role for Suu Kyi in peace process

Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October

Posted on 24 August 2014 | 4:57 am

LATEST NEWS:

Leaders of armed ethnic groups are calling for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to play a bigger role in the peace process, after she witnesses the signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement expected to occur by the end of October.

Posted on 24 August 2014 | 4:56 am