Senior Myanmar official dies in attack on rebels, says Arakan Army; he was kidnapped for protesting genocide accusations against country
Rebels in Myanmar’s Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organising protests against genocide accusations faced by Myanmar at the World Court
Myanmar's ruling party led by Aung San Suu Kyi won just over half the seats in by-elections to fill 13 of the 1,171 seats in national, regional and state parliaments, according to complete preliminary results.
Reuters scribes jailed: 'Advocate of freedom of expression is also necessarily a practitioner', world awaits Aung San Suu Kyi's response
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent the duration between 1989 and 2010 in some form of detention as a result of her work to bring democracy in the then-military ruled Myanmar.
Htin Kyaw, Myanmar's first civilian president in 50 years, steps down; successor to be appointed within 7 days
Myanmar's president and Aung San Suu Kyi's right-hand man, Htin Kyaw, stepped down on Wednesday after two years in the position, his office said.
An official working for Aung San Suu Kyi's government was sentenced to six months in jail by a Yangon court on Friday for criticising Myanmar's army chief in a Facebook post
Aung San Suu Kyi vowed to press for greater autonomy for the Myanmar's ethnic minorities, to soothe the rebellions roiling the country.
The bill outlining her advisory role enables Suu Kyi to wield influence over parliament and the cabinet in a position officially called "state counsellor".
Myanmar military MPs today said a plan to bolster Aung San Suu Kyi's power with a special advisory role was unconstitutional
From legislative issues to citizenship for Rohingyas, Suu Kyi has an uphill task in reforming Myanmar
Hundreds of laws remain on the book that do not comply with Myanmar’s human rights obligations, said Yanghee Lee, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Myanmar's newly-elected president Htin Kyaw may be little known outside his homeland but for Aung San Suu Kyi, who plucked her school friend and longtime aide, from the political sidelines to be her proxy but it is Htin Kyaw's loyalty that is paramount.
It was Aung San Suu Kyi who fought relentlessly for over two decades to bring Myanmar back to the democratic path. Thousands of NLD supporters were jailed by the military, many more fled the country.
U Htin Kyaw will be the first civilian to lead Myanmar after over 50 years of military rule.
Despite leading her party to a smashing election victory last year, Aung San Suu Kyi seems certain not to become her country's leader
Myanmar 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.
Myanmar'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.
Myanmar'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.
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition on Friday won a parliamentary majority from weekend polls that will allow it to elect a president and form a government in a historic shift in power from the army.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday on her party's election performance, but warned that "much hard work" lay ahead to build a democracy.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party was on the verge of a formal victory on Thursday, as incoming results from Myanmar's historic polls pointed to a landslide win for the pro-democracy crusader.
Myanmar elections: President Thein Sein pledges he will 'transfer power peacefully' to Suu Kyi's party
Myanmar's president has joined the army chief in congratulating Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition after it swept national elections, and promised a smooth transition of power.