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Myanmar to delay law that would have allowed more foreign investment

A move likely to disappoint cash-starved businesses amid growing doubts over the management of the economy by Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role

Rights groups have accused the military in mostly Buddhist Myanmar of carrying out mass rape and other atrocities.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

'We'll continue to bring changes within the parliament. I’ve stood firm with the military before, and still do now.' 
September 20, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Suu Kyi silence on Myanmar ethnic cleansing charge draws cool response

Amnesty International described Suu Kyi's speech as 'little more than a mix of untruths and victim-blaming.'
September 20, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Suu Kyi and Myanmar face chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi has come under increasing fire over her perceived unwillingness to speak out against the treatment of the Rohingya or chastise the military.
September 05, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Suu Kyi rejects UN Myanmar probe on Rohingya Muslims

Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday rejected a decision by the UN's rights council to investigate allegations of crimes by Myanmar's security forces against minority Rohingya Muslims.
May 03, 2017 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead new effort on restive Rakhine State

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a new effort to bring peace and development to Rakhine State where violence between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims in recent years has cast a cloud over progress on democratic reforms.
May 31, 2016 | 06:35 pm GMT+7

One Rohingya Muslim shot dead in mass escape from Thai detention center

Thai police shot dead a Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar on Monday during a dramatic mass escape of detainees from an immigration camp in southern Thailand, police said.
May 23, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Myanmar military says it gets along with Suu Kyi's new government

The commander-in-chief of Myanmar's military said on Friday the army was carrying out its duty under the leadership of the newly elected civilian government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, aiming to assuage worry over tensions between them.
May 13, 2016 | 07:02 pm GMT+7

Myanmar bans lucrative logging in bid to preserve forests

Myanmar has banned lucrative logging operations as the newly-elected government of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi steps up a battle on deforestation, an environment official said on Thursday.
April 29, 2016 | 08:28 am GMT+7

As economy booms, children toil in Myanmar

When a boat stacked with gravel moors at a jetty in Yangon, 14-year-old Aung Htet Myat fills a basket he then carries on his back to trucks that whisk the load to construction sites springing up across Myanmar's booming biggest city.
April 19, 2016 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Myanmar's Suu Kyi vows to include ethnic groups in "democratic federal union"

Aung San Suu Kyi, whose post as Myanmar state counsellor makes her de facto head of state, vowed on Monday to build a democratic federal union including ethnic minorities, but did not mention any group by name.
April 18, 2016 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

China says business spats with Myanmar can be resolved

China is confident it can resolve business disagreements with Myanmar through friendly talks, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after meeting his counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi, amid pressure from China to resume a stalled $3.6 billion dam project.
April 06, 2016 | 10:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam congratulates Myanmar’s new foreign minister

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent a congratulatory message to his new Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi over her assignment on April 4.
April 05, 2016 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Myanmar's ruling party, military clash over Suu Kyi role

NAYPYITAW/YANGON - Myanmar's upper house of parliament approved a bill on Friday that gives Aung San Suu Kyi a powerful government role, despite opposition from the military on the second day of her party's new administration.
April 01, 2016 | 05:42 pm GMT+7
 
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