- Myanmar's Suu Kyi vows to amend junta-era constitution Updated: Apr-18-16 2:52 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to push for constitutional amendments to build a true democracy in the Southeast Asian country as it emerges from decades of military control.
- Myanmar's new president pledges to free political prisoners Updated: Apr-16-16 11:54 pm
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's new president on Sunday pledged to continue efforts to release remaining political prisoners as part of the sweeping democratic changes his government envisions after a half-century of military control.
- Aung San Suu Kyi has busy week meeting foreign diplomats Updated: Apr-07-16 10:06 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar's high-profile new foreign minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, met her Canadian counterpart on Thursday, as dignitaries visit the country to meet the Nobel laureate.
- Obama commits US support in call with new Myanmar president Updated: Apr-06-16 3:24 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is telling Myanmar's new president that his election marks a "historic step forward" for democracy in Myanmar.
- Myanmar's former president leaves office, joins monkhood Updated: Apr-05-16 3:25 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's former president Thein Sein has shed his formal attire and his hair to join the Buddhist monkhood.