Earlier today, Obama met with Burmese President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, making him the first sitting US president to visit Burma. Days before, the Treasury Department announced that it was relaxing trade sanctions...
President Obama had some pronunciation difficulties on his recent trip to Burma.While meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Prize winner and tireless democracy advocate, the president mispronounced her name repeatedly. Ever gracious,...Show More Summary
Today, President Obama spoke in Burma – or as he termed it, Myanmar, despite official US practice to call the country Burma – and repeatedly botched the name of the country’s famed Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, instead calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi. Show More Summary
President Obama at the home of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi today -- and other pics from his Asia trip....
Secretary Clinton embraces Aung San Suu Kyi at the villa where she’d been under house arrest for 15 years. President Obama said, “I’m proud to be the first American president to visit this spectacular country, and I am very pleased that one of my first stops is to visit with an icon of democracy who [...]
The clearest measure of the symbolic significance of President Obama’s visit to Burma on Monday came not in his surprising speech, or in the sight of him towering over the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi. Show More Summary
During his stop in Burma earlier today, President Obama repeatedly mispronounced the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner who has led the struggle for a free and democratic Burma. From the Associated Press: As Ob...
In Burma today, Barack Obama repeatedly butchered democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s name during his remarks to the press as she was standing right next to him. Here’s the video: Of course, the Obama-media will give him a complete … Continue reading ?
World leaders have been beating a path to Burma for months now to meet Aung San Suu Kyi and President Thein Sein. So why is Barack Obama so late to the party?
President Barack Obama met with Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi at her home in Myanmar on Monday, lauding her "courage and determination" during a historic visit to the once repressive and secretive country. The first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar, Obama urged its leaders, who have embarked on a series of [...]
President Obama praises Burmese counterpart for reforms, but Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 10:51 ON Mon 19 Nov 2012 BURMA has released dozens of political prisoners as US President Barack Obama markedShow More Summary
Aung San Suu Kyi's trip to India revived old ties, but also touched a raw nerve over New Delhi's policy of engagement with Myanmar's military junta.
When you think of Burma (now known as Myanmar), you think of Aung San Suu Kyi and the lack of democracy or human rights. You don't usually associate the country with tea, even though teatime in Burma... Continue reading ?
On Tuesday, as India celebrated the festival of lights, Diwali, another light was rekindled after almost 25 years. Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who studied in India in the 1960s, returned on a much-anticipated, week-longShow More Summary
Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to India should serve as an opportunity for both India and Burma to mend and strengthen bilateral relationship between the two neighbors which have shared cultures.
The White House announced Friday that President Barack Obama will visit Burma this month and meet President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to "encourage" reforms. He will become the first U.S. president to visit Burma, also known as Myanmar.
President Barack Obama will make an historic trip to Burma next week after allaying initial concerns about the visit expressed by Burma's top democracy advocate, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Administration sources confirmed...Show More Summary
(CNN) – President Barack Obama will travel to Myanmar where he will meet with President Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi on an upcoming trip to Asia, the White House announced Thursday.
I am so delighted that Amnesty International launches its Write for Rights Campaign today. Here is a wonderful opportunity to be able to voice our support and stand with women and men much like Aung San Suu Kyi and Zarganar; women and men who have bravely dared to defend their human rights even at the risk of persecution and harassment.
Where is Suu Kyi's famous 'moral authority' as Muslim Rohingya homes are razed to the ground? First Post Edward Loxton LAST UPDATED AT 07:33 ON Mon 29 Oct 2012 CHIANG MAI - The iconic international image of Burma's charismatic opposition...Show More Summary