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Aung San Suu Kyi: A triumphal progress like Elizabeth I

By Sun, Jul 01, 2012 8:14AM UTC 26 Comments

Elizabeth I of England, with her signature red hair, pale coloring, frilly ruffs and over-embellished clothes, used to love making stately progresses through the countryside. Since June 13, Burma’s democracy leader Dr. Aung San Suu Kyi has been on a tour of Europe (she arrived back in Rangoon on June 30) and earlier when she visited Thailand for...

Burma’s Suu Kyi to begin historic overseas trips in Bangkok

By Thu, May 24, 2012 6:59PM UTC 0 Comment

Nobel laureate and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party Aung San Suu Kyi will travel outside Burma for the first time in 24 years next week to attend the ‘World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012’ at the Shangri-La Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, an NLD source said on Thursday. Aung San Suu...