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Myanmar's Suu Kyi takes oath of office

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in Wednesday as a lawmaker for the first time, a key step in the country's recent shift toward democracy after decades of repressive military rule. Suu Kyi, a pro-democracy campaigner who spent years under house arrest, traveled to the parliament in the capital, Naypyidaw, to take [...]
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Hague expresses hopes for democracy in Myanmar after meeting Suu Kyi

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

The British foreign secretary held talks with the Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, expressing hope that she and her party can help move the Southeast Asian country further along the road to democracy. "This is a... Read Post

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to receive top congressional honor in Washington

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a pro-democracy campaigner who was kept under house arrest for years by the country's military rulers, is due to receive the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal in Washington on Wednesday. The h... Read Post

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit Thailand next week in first trip abroad in decades

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first trip outside the country in more than two decades when she visits Thailand next week to attend a regional conference, a spokesman for her party said Thursday. Suu Kyi, a... Read Post


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