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Suu Kyi sworn in as Myanmar MP


Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in as a member of parliament on Wednesday, opening a new chapter in the Nobel laureate's near quarter-century struggle against oppression.


Myanmar parliament session opens without Suu Kyi


Myanmar's parliament reopened with Aung San Suu Kyi refusing to take a seat on Monday, while the nation's president vowed 'no U-turn' on reforms as the EU prepares to suspend sanctions.

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British PM meets Aung San Suu Kyi


British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday met Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during the first visit by a Western leader to the military-dominated country in decades.

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Newly elected Suu Kyi meets Myanmar president


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday held talks with President Thein Sein for the first time since her landmark election to parliament earlier this month.

The pair met at his offic

Suu Kyi to take seat in Myanmar parliament on April 23


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will take her seat in parliament for the first time on April 23, her party said on Monday, following her milestone election to political office.

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U.S. moves to ease Myanmar sanctions after reforms


The United States said on Wednesday it was ready to relax some sanctions on Myanmar to recognise its fledgling democratic transition, including a ban on U.S. companies investing in or offering financi

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hails ‘victory of the people’


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed a 'victory of the people' but warned against triumphalism after her apparent win in elections seen as a test of the regime's burgeoning reforms.

Suu Kyi says Myanmar on cusp of 'new era'


Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday hailed a 'new era' for Myanmar and called for a show of political unity after her party claimed victory in elections seen as a test of budding reforms.

Myanmar starts new currency regime

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Myanmar on Monday began a managed flotation of its currency, overhauling its complex exchange rate system in the new government's most radical economic reform yet.

The central bank set a reference ra

Myanmar votes in historic election; spotlight on Suu Kyi


Myanmar votes on Sunday in its third election in half a century, a crucial test of its nascent reform credentials that could propel opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament and convince the

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