Myanmar is struggling to establish full democracy after 50 years of military rule, de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday following a deadly military lockdown in restive Rakhine state. State media say security forces have killed...Show More Summary
Obama had announced plans to lift the sanctions last month, when Myanmar's new civilian leader, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, visited the Oval Office. Some Myanmar nationals remain on the Treasury Department's list ofShow More Summary
Washington, September 23, 2016. Power is an old game in this city, but a style in play last week made all others seem crude. Aung San Suu Kyi, the effective head of state of Burma, was in town, and in her presence, the American government...Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The European Union praised Myanmar's progress on human rights under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday and said that it would not be introducing a resolution at the United Nations condemning the country's record for the first time in 15 years.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - In her first address to the U.N. General Assembly as national leader, Myanmar’s former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi defended her government’s efforts to resolveShow More Summary
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi called Thursday for U.S. companies to bring responsible investment to the former pariah state, saying economic success would help convince people and … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi urged businesses to invest in the Southeast Asian country on Thursday as a way to advance its democratic transition, a day after U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to lift long-standing sanctions on the country.
We think that the time has now come to remove all the sanctions that hurt us economically, because our country is in a position to open up to those who are interested in taking part in our economic enterprises. We would like to invite...Show More Summary
For the first time in her capacity as leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi met with President Obama yesterday in Washington. The post Myanmar-America relations enter new era after Obama-Suu Kyi meeting appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Washington DC and the United Nations in New York mark the latest stops in a substantial foreign policy offensive for Aung San Suu Kyi. Her presence as Myanmar's leader at the East Asia Summit last week for the first time put the ‘State...Show More Summary
Visiting Washington this week, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will reunite with the majority leader, who has supported her attempts to promote democracy at home for years.
President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying broader sanctions would soon be scrapped as he hosted the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House Wednesday. Welcoming her for the first time since her historic election victory last year, Obama...
It's going to happen "soon," President Obama said during remarks at a joint news conference with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. He said this comes in light of political reforms.
President Obama, who is meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s leader, is also weighing whether to lift all remaining sanctions to reward the country’s moves toward democracy.
WASHINGTON — The White House is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar, officials said Wednesday, as Aung San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner and now the nation's de facto leader, met with President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Cory Gardner will introduce legislation on Wednesday, coinciding with the visit to Washington of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, that would require close consultation with Congress on lifting of any sanctions.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar that had been suspended more than two decades ago amid rights abuses. In a letter to Congress -- timed to coincide with Aung San Suu Kyi's first visitShow More Summary
Aung San Suu Kyi came to the the White House Wednesday, for a meeting with the president of the United States as the de facto leader of Burma. What a strange sentence to be writing. Only six years ago, in 2010, Suu Kyi emerged from a combined 15 years of house arrest. In 2012, after the […]
Aung San Suu Kyi and US President Barack Obama are expected to discuss the easing of economic sanctions against Myanmar.