Party, Led by Aung San Suu Kyi, Admits Cannot Win Fight to Change Constitution
Yangon, Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party admitted on Wednesday it cannot win its fight to change a constitutional provision barring her from Myanmar's presidency, as the powerful military signalled strong opposition to such amendments.
Burma rules out lifting ban on Aung San Suu Kyi presidency before election
Burma's parliamentary speaker has ruled out pre-election changes to the junta-drafted constitution, which bars the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president. The comments by Shwe Mann came days after Barack Obama backed Aung ...
Obama Fawns Over Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi
Nobel Peace Prize laureates President Obama and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi were all smiles at a news conference outside the home where she was once confined as a political prisoner. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) ...
Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi Meet Again, With Battle Scars
New York Times
YANGON, Myanmar — The last time President Obama met with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, in 2012, it was in the glow of Myanmar's opening to the West — a historic turn toward democracy that handed Mr. Obama a diplomatic victory and catapulted Ms. Aung ...