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Profile in courage: Aung San Suu Kyi, hero's daughter turned election victor

Nov 14, 2015

Profile in courage: Aung San Suu Kyi, hero's daughter turned election victor

The landslide victory by her National League for Democracy (NLD) brings the daughter of Myanmar's independence leader, Aung San, closer to the centre of power, even though she is constitutionally barred from becoming president. #Elections #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Burma #SuuKyi
Myanmar goes to the polls, it's Aung San Suu Kyi's date with history

Nov 08, 2015

Myanmar goes to the polls, it's Aung San Suu Kyi's date with history

Myanmar goes to the polls Sunday in an historic election that could thrust Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party into power and pull the country away from the grip of the military. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Burma #Suu Kyi
Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia

May 28, 2015

Dalai Lama asks Aung Suu Kyi to do more to help Rohingya migrants fleeing Southeast Asia

The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis. #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Myanmar #Burma #Dalai Lama #Malaysia #Rohingya Muslims #Aung Suu Kyi #Rohingya Migrants
Modi 's 3-nation tour: Myanmar is India's window to South East Asia

Nov 12, 2014

Modi 's 3-nation tour: Myanmar is India's window to South East Asia

India is attaching increasing significance to Myanmar which is borne out by the fact that for the first time in the modern history of India-Myanmar bilateral ties, an Indian Prime Minister has visited this contiguous neighbour twice in the same year. #India #China #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Myanmar #Burma #Asean #Thein Sein #South East Asia #Bilateral ties #connectivity #cultural exchange #India-Myanmar relations #Trade and Investment
Back on tour: PM Modi in Myanmar for 25th ASEAN summit

Nov 12, 2014

Back on tour: PM Modi in Myanmar for 25th ASEAN summit

Within hours of his landing in Naypyitaw, new capital of Myanmar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the first of his over 20-odd bilateral meetings during his 11-20 November three-nation tour when he met his first host country’s president Thein Sein. #India #China #Narendra Modi #Myanmar #Burma #ImagesOfTheDay #Asean #Thein Sein #South East Asia #Bilateral ties #connectivity #cultural exchange #India-Myanmar relations #Trade and Investment
Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted hotel on Myanmar visit

Aug 12, 2014

Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted hotel on Myanmar visit

American companies are still barred from doing business with individuals perceived as having profited from past or current military connections. #World #IMF #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Sanctions #John Kerry #Kerry in Burma #Max Myanmar group #Zaw Zaw
Thai junta to deport over a lakh 'refugees' to Myanmar

Jul 15, 2014

Thai junta to deport over a lakh 'refugees' to Myanmar

Human Rights Watch researcher Sunai Phasuk says the Thai junta should clarify its plans to make sure the repatriation is not forced on refugees. #BreakingNow #Myanmar #Thailand #Deportation #refugees #General Prayuth Chan-ocha #Thailand's military Junta #Ethnic violence in Burma
China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Mar 23, 2014

China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Environmental activists claim that the dam will displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy river. #China #Burma #Ecology #protest march #Irawaddy River #dam project
Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Jul 08, 2013

Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Intelligence reports have claimed that conflicts between the Buddhist majority in Burma and the Rohingya Muslims minority in Burma are being mined by Pakistan-based terrorist groups, a phenomenon which is being linked to the attacks on Bodh Gaya #Terrorism #Burma #Buddhism #WhoIsThis #Rohingya Muslims #Bodh Gaya #Rohingyas #Bodh Gaya blasts