Aung San Suu Kyi

December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth activists look beyond Suu Kyi

Myanmar youth activist and television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi’s greatest fans. Now, she is one of her most vocal critics.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

Rohingya return starts tomorrow

Bangladesh and Myanmar are set to begin the long-awaited repatriation of Rohingyas tomorrow. In the first batch, 2,260 refugees are expected to go home.

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty honour

The Amnesty International has stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the latest of several honours taken away from her since last year's brutal military crackdown on the Rohingyas.

November 5, 2018
November 5, 2018

Myanmar by-election results 'a lesson' for Suu Kyi's party

Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) expects to have won only seven of 13 seats up for grabs in by-elections, a spokesman said yesterday, conceding that Myanmar's ruling party needed to do more for voters from ethnic minorities.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

Myanmar by-election rare local test for Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar voters cast their ballots in a small but key by-election, a rare local test of support for embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party more than halfway through her time in office.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

Conduct credible Rohingya probe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims is key to resolving tensions in the country's Rakhine state.

October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018

Myanmar arrests three journalists over report on Suu Kyi protege

Myanmar police arrest three journalists after their paper criticised the financial management of Yangon's government, which is overseen by a protege of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in the latest case to spark concern over press freedom.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Canada revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship

Canada’s Parliament formally strips Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya people.

October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Malaysia won't support Suu Kyi anymore

Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her handling of the Rohingya crisis in her country, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.

September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018

The world will not rest on Rohingya crisis

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday called for justice on the Rohingya crisis after his visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state, telling embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi the world "won't let it rest".