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Prime Minister Thein Sein is seen as he delivers speech during an opening of a road in Myanmar/Burma. Pic: AP.

Burma’s president, army chief meet Suu Kyi

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:27PM UTC Comments Off Prime Minister Thein Sein is seen as he delivers speech during an opening of a road in Myanmar/Burma. Pic: AP.

NAYPYITAW, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma''s president is holding a rare meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that also includes the country's political and military heavyweights....

Burma’s president, army chief to meet Suu Kyi

By Thu, Oct 30, 2014 9:12AM UTC Comments Off Aung San Suu Kyi. Pic: AP.

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma President Thein Sein and commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing will jointly meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time Friday, less than two weeks before the arrival of President Barack Obama and other world leaders....

China says it will never seek regional hegemony

By Sun, Jun 29, 2014 1:12PM UTC 2 Comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will never seek hegemony no matter how strong it becomes....

Burma commutes death sentences, jail terms

By Fri, Jan 03, 2014 11:04AM UTC 1 Comment Burma President Thein Sein. Pic: AP.

YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma's president on Thursday commuted the death sentences of some convicts and slashed the jail terms of others, but it was unclear whether any political prisoners would be freed through his order....

New rival for 2015 elections in Burma

By Thu, Jul 18, 2013 10:31AM UTC Comments Off New rival for 2015 elections in Burma

By Aung Tun Though the next election in Burma/Myanmar will be held in November 2015, almost three years from now, the election campaign is already more intense than expected. However, it is not just a campaign between the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) and the ruling party, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP);...

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