You can see President Thein Sein on Time Magazine Cover, with title Burma Unbound – ‘President Thein Sein is trying to transform military state into thriving democracy. Can he succeed and will Burma general let him?’ U Thein Sein, 67, is trying to perform a triple act of moving toward democratic government, overhauling one of [...]
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Photos of U.S. President Barack Obama in Myanmar - U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar, on Air Force One, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. This is the first visit to Myanmar by a sitting U.S. president. Enjoy with some photos:
President U Thein Sein Government will not allow the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to open a liaison office after thousands of Buddhist monks and laypeople marched to protest the plan. Myanmar’s state press had reported that the government and the OIC agreed last month to open an office in Yangon to provide aid for people displaced [...]
Myanmar President U Thein Sein’s very first exclusive TV interview with an international broadcaster President Thein Sein reveals his plans to navigate for Myanmar’s potentially difficult journey towards democracy. In the interview, the president answered several issues and questions. Many Myanmar people are proud of him to appear on international media.
Southern Weekend interviewed Aung Thein Linn, executive member of the Central Committee of USDP, chairman of the Reform and Modernization Supervisory Committee of the Myanmar parliament, and a former mayor of Yangon. Southern Weekend : From 2011, President Thein Sein has been pushing for massive economic, social and political reforms in Myanmar. Could you start [...]
Myanmar Martyrs’ Day Ceremony 2012 is different than other years, more crowded and attended many big persons. You can enjoy with some photos. On July 19, 1947, at approximately 10:37 a.m., BST, several of Burma’s independence leaders were gunned down by a group of armed men in uniform while they were holding a cabinet meeting [...]
Myanmar Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she will accept an award in the United States in September, setting up a new round of international accolades for the Nobel Peace laureate and former political prisoner who was unable to leave her home country for more than two decades. Aung San Suu Kyi was greeted [...]
Global Times (GT) reporter Yu Jincui interviewed to Tin Maung Thann (Thann), president of Myanmar Egress, a government think tank, on the issues of he government and the National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi are now in a tentative dialogue as reforms continue. Can Suu Kyi fulfill people’s hopes? What new [...]
After a triumphant tour of Europe, Aung San Suu Kyi returned to Myanmar on Saturday. Hundreds of cheering supporters welcomed democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi back to Myanmar. Supporters were chanting, “We are proud of you Mother Suu! Long Live Dr. Aung San Suu Kyi!” Suu Kyi, 67, will now prepare for the re-opening of [...]
Myanmar Life collects some best photos on Aung San Suu Kyi in France, Paris. Myanmar Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits France as her last leg tour of EU. On the second day of a three-day visit to France, Suu Kyi will be made an honourary citizen of Paris and meet with Foreign Minister [...]