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What in the World|A Nickname for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi? There’s No Short Answer – New York Times


New York Times

What in the World|A Nickname for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi? There's No Short Answer
New York Times
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at the opening of a school near Yangon, Myanmar, in 2014. Credit Tomas Munita for The New York Times. Burmese people use courtesy titles to convey social status, and consider them a more essential part of the name than Mr. or Ms.
Building a new Myanmar, the Suu Kyi wayDailyO
Myanmar's Catch 22: why Aung San Suu Kyi faces the task of a lifetimeThe National
Suu Kyi positive about Japan trip in talks with KishidaJapan Today
The Diplomat –Mizzima News –The Japan News
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 9:00 am

Aung San Suu Kyi Tells Myanmar’s Peace Stakeholders to Prepare For Conference – Radio Free Asia


Asia Society (blog)

Aung San Suu Kyi Tells Myanmar's Peace Stakeholders to Prepare For Conference
Radio Free Asia
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi told the stakeholders in Myanmar's peace process on Wednesday to prepare for a national conference within a few months and named a new government mediator to monitor negotiations with the military and armed ethnic …
Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Powerful Position' After Myanmar's ElectionsAsia Society (blog)
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic RebelsThe Diplomat
Aung San Suu Kyi calls for peace conference within the next two monthsMizzima News
The World Weekly –The Irrawaddy News Magazine –Khmer Times
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Posted on 27 April 2016 | 8:55 pm

Myanmar’s former ruling party expels members seen as close to Aung San Suu Kyi – The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Myanmar's former ruling party expels members seen as close to Aung San Suu Kyi
The Straits Times
NAYPYIDAW (BLOOMBERG) – Myanmar's military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has expelled 17 members seen as co- operating with Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, said former ruling party lawmaker Khin Shwe, who was among those …

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Posted on 25 April 2016 | 11:24 am

Aung San Suu Kyi must stand up for embattled minorities – The Guardian


The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi must stand up for embattled minorities
The Guardian
Gethin Chamberlain, in his excellent report on the post-election challenges faced by Aung San Suu Kyi and others (News), poses several questions, not least about the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority who are facing relentless persecution. In

Posted on 23 April 2016 | 11:10 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses Foreign Ambassadors in Myanmar – Radio Free Asia


South China Morning Post

Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses Foreign Ambassadors in Myanmar
Radio Free Asia
In her first briefing with members of the foreign diplomatic corps, Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday in Naypyidaw that Myanmar will foster better relations with other countries, as the new government works to build a strong democratic nation.
Dos and don'ts for FM Aung San Suu KyiThe Nation
What's in a name? Not much, according to Aung San Suu Kyi, who tells diplomats they can use Myanmar or BurmaSouth China Morning Post
High mountains, distant emperorsThe Economist
Mizzima News –Washington Post –India.com
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Posted on 22 April 2016 | 8:49 pm

Aung San Suu Kyis Workaround Revolution – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Aung San Suu Kyis Workaround Revolution
Daily Beast
Last month, as her National League for Democracy (NLD) government was being installed in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi took a number of bold steps to translate her decisive victory in the November 2015 elections into a clear message that civilians are now …
Aung San Suu Kyi Wants Amendment to Make Myanmar a Federal Democratic UnionRadio Free Asia
Aung San Suu Kyi pledges to amend junta-written constitution and reaches out to ethnic groupsInternational Business Times UK
Aung San Suu Kyi offers New Year MessageMizzima News
Daily News & Analysis –CTV News –Voice of America
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Posted on 20 April 2016 | 5:17 am

Myanmar’s Political Transition: Aung San Suu Kyi “Non-Democratic Democracy” – Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Myanmar's Political Transition: Aung San Suu Kyi “Non-Democratic Democracy”
Center for Research on Globalization
However, even before Myanmar political opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party rose to power, the facts contradicted the fiction Western politicians and pundits had spent decades crafting. Even before elections, global awareness around Suu Kyi's
What Aung San Suu Kyi has in common with Han dynasty's powerful ministersSouth China Morning Post
Ethnic, religious minorities pin hopes on Aung San Suu KyiCCTV-America
Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi undergoes second eye operationXinhua
Hill Times (subscription)
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Posted on 16 April 2016 | 12:58 pm

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Save Burma’s Economy? – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Save Burma's Economy?
Foreign Policy (blog)
Htin Kyaw is the new president, although he is essentially a proxy for the widely beloved leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi, who was denied the top job by the provisions of the military-drafted 2008 constitution
Why Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Abandon China for the USThe Wire
Aung San Suu Kyi, A De Gaulle Moment For MyanmarWorldcrunch

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Posted on 12 April 2016 | 3:10 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi Has Cataract Surgery, Her Doctor Says – New York Times


ABC Online

Aung San Suu Kyi Has Cataract Surgery, Her Doctor Says
New York Times
Besides holding two other posts, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party controls Parliament, is Myanmar's state counselor, a position newly created for her that effectively makes her the head of the government. The country's Constitution bars her from the …
Myanmar court frees student activists after Aung San Suu Kyi pledgeABC Online
Burma frees political prisoners as Aung San Suu Kyi takes controlScotsman
Jubilant scenes in court as Myanmar frees scores of jailed studentsThe Guardian
The Australian –Asahi Shimbun
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Posted on 9 April 2016 | 8:07 am

Aung San Suu Kyi Moves Closer to Leading Myanmar – New York Times


New York Times

Aung San Suu Kyi Moves Closer to Leading Myanmar
New York Times
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the armed forces chief, in Naypyidaw, the capital, last week. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi will become “state counselor” under a measure approved on Tuesday by Parliament's lower house. Credit Pool …
New government role created for Myanmar's Aung San Suu KyiCNN
Aung San Suu Kyi hints at mass amnesty for political prisonersThe Guardian
Myanmar parliament approves Aung San Suu Kyi 'PM-like' roleBBC News
Wall Street Journal –Washington Post –Voice of America (blog)
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Posted on 6 April 2016 | 2:03 am