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Apr 05, 2016
From ministry to monastery: Myanmar's former president Thein Sein leaves office, joins monkhoodMyanmar's former president Thein Sein has shed his formal attire and his hair to join the Buddhist monkhood
Mar 15, 2016
An important step: White House hails election of Myanmar's new presidentHtin Kyaw will be sworn in as Myanmar's president on 30 March, replacing incumbent Thein Sein.
Mar 09, 2016
Myanmar to become a democracy on Thursday; Suu Kyi won't be its PresidentDespite leading her party to a smashing election victory last year, Aung San Suu Kyi seems certain not to become her country's leader
Mar 08, 2016
Myanmar politics: Cast of Suu Kyi aides tipped for Myanmar president roleSuu Kyi, 70, is barred from Myanmar's presidency by a constitution that thwarts her ambition to lead the country away from decades of military rule.
Feb 08, 2016
Suu Kyi yet to choose proxy leader as Myanmar decides to announce presidential nominees on 17 MarchMyanmar will have to wait till mid-March to know who might be its President as speculation swirls over who will serve as proxy for Aung San Suu Kyi.
Feb 01, 2016
Myanmar begins historic parliament session dominated by Suu Kyi's partyHundreds of newly elected legislators, a majority of them from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, have begun a parliament session that will instal their government and elect a new president
Jan 26, 2016
Myanmar President Thein Sein moves legislature to get more powers for military under NLD govtMyanmar's outgoing army-backed president asked parliament Tuesday to extend the powers of the military-controlled home affairs ministry by giving it control over immigration, officials said.
Jan 06, 2016
Start of a new era: Aung San Suu Kyi's party members to join Myanmar parliament on 1 FebruaryMembers of Aung San Suu Kyi's victorious pro-democracy party will take their seats in parliament on 1 February, Myanmar's speaker said Wednesday, beginning a new era for a nation under army rule for decades.
Dec 02, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi holds 'warm and open' talks with Myanmar president on transfer of powerMyanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi held "warm and open" talks with the president on the transfer of power from the military establishment
Nov 30, 2015
'National reconciliation': Myanmar's army chief, president agree to hold talks with Suu KyiMyanmar's top leaders will hold talks with Opposition chief Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, the first since her party's landmark election success, officials said Monday.