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Burmese president still undecided about seeking second term

By Tue, Jul 14, 2015 3:19PM UTC 0 Comment

Burma President Thein Sein's office says he has not yet decided whether to pursue a second term but will base his decision on how the ruling party fares in November's parliamentary elections....

Burma’s president, army chief meet Suu Kyi

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:27PM UTC 24 Comments

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 28 Comments

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

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....