One suspects that General Aung San, a former student activist, would be horrified that his daughter, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, threatened National League for Democracy (NLD) member Thein Lwin with legal action for supporting protesting students....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The iron gate that stood in front of the home of Burma's formerly imprisoned democracy icon, separating her from throngs of supporters as she made speeches challenging the country's then-military rulers, is going on the auction block....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma (Myanmar) opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it is too early for her party to decide whether it will join 2015 elections because it depends on whether the constitution and election laws are amended....
A heated debate broke out in Burma’s lower house Monday over efforts by the opposition to overhaul the constitution prior to the 2015 elections. As per previous debates, the military contingent – which takes up a quarter of seats and thereby wields effective veto over such matters – resisted the idea that charter reform, and allowing Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president, might benefit the country. "I would like you all to remember that the constitution is not written for just a person but for the future of everyone," Colonel Htay Naing, one of the uniformed MPs, told...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of U.S. lawmakers want President Barack Obama to pressure Burma's government to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president....
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