Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Kofi Annan to lead commission on Rohingya issue

Aung San Suu Kyi picks ex- UN chief Kofi Annan to lead commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president

Myanmar's new president has been sworn in, the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Myanmar gets ready for NLD government

Clearly there is lack of confidence in the armed forces. The military is suspicious that the new civilian government may resort to vengeance and throw some of the generals behind bars.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Myanmar's icon will become president

What is needed is for Suu Kyi to sit down with the top three men in the government and map out the transfer of power.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Suu Kyi's NLD wins majority in Myanmar

The National League for Democracy has won a landslide victory in Myanmar's historic election, say vote officials.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Suu Kyi says polls 'not free but fair'

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC that Sunday's national elections were "not free but fair". In her first interview since the polls, Suu Kyi congratulated the people of Myanmar.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Disciplined democracy versus Time for change

Sadly neither the USDP nor NLD has chosen Muslim candidates to contest, though Myanmar has over five million Muslims. Rohingyas are automatically disenfranchised as they are not considered citizens of the country. It will be a Muslim-free election.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Syu kii hails new Myanmar alliance

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has announced that she will form an alliance with Shwe Mann, the ousted chairman of the governing Union Solidarity and Development Party.