An agenda for the Conference on Disarmament showed the state counselor was scheduled to speak. She has been replaced by U Kyaw Tin, Union minister for international cooperation.
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
Jim McNalis’ busts of dictators and democracy icons have seen him blacklisted from the country—and invited to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s home
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
The U.S. vice president’s lecture on democracy lacked credibility, but the State Counselor may have missed an opportunity to enlist more help from Washington.
U Aung San Oo seeks half of proceeds from family’s Yangon property, in which State Counselor spent her years of house arrest
State Counselor will also visit an IDP camp, a monastery and flood victims during her visit to Kachin State on Friday
Youth group demands release of Arakan lawmaker, scholar during Suu Kyi’s visit
Unable to decipher our leaders’ carefully chosen words, many would-be analysts of Myanmar badly misread the political situation here.
During literature talk, students tell Daw Aung San Suu Kyi that books in libraries are often locked up when needed.
The late US senator’s support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi saw him banned from the country for 15 years; he later clashed with her government over the Rohingya.
UPDJC bloc disavows comments, which upset Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Rakhine politicians say major parties have never been asked to self-censor
As the State Counselor marks her 73rd birthday, The Irrawaddy traces some of her formative experiences both prior to and during her political career.