Aung San Suu Kyi makes first UN address as Myanmar's leader
Suu Kyi, the daughter of independence leader Aung San, has a delicate relationship with Myanmar's generals. In her UN address, she referred to her country mostly as Myanmar and not as Burma, the usage insisted upon by her opposition party when she ...
Harvard gives humanitarian award to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi
The Boston Globe
As Harvard University gave the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year Award to Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, she urged people in the overflowing lecture hall to go out into the world and prove for themselves that hatred — any ...
President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi Celebrate Progress in Burma
The White House (blog)
When President Obama was first elected in 2008, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was in her thirteenth year of house arrest. This April, the Burmese people elected Daw Suu as the official State Counsellor. Daw Suu's political transformation mirrors that of Myanmar ...
Obama meets Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi
September 14, 2016 2:55 PM EDT - U.S. President Obama says the United States is "prepared to lift sanctions" on Burma, during a meeting with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House. (Reuters) ...