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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Growing Criticism - Wall Street Journal

Since Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi took office in March as Myanmar's de facto leader, her government has faced growing criticism over issues such as progress on infrastructure projects and management of ethnic conflicts. Photo: AP. Transcript + ...and more »

Date confirmed for Panglong Conference - Myanmar Times

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (right) met with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (centre) yesterday. Photo: Facebook / State Counsellor's Office. Date confirmed for Panglong Conference. The linchpin of the government's peace process will be convened on August 31 ...and more »

Aung San Suu Kyi moves to clean up Myanmar's murky jade trade - The Guardian

Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters. Natural resources and development. Aung San Suu Kyi moves to clean up Myanmar's murky jade trade. Campaigners welcome ...and more »

Give Burma a Chance - Foreign Policy (blog)

No, the country's remarkable democratic transition hasn't been perfect. But its critics should keep in mind how much has already been accomplished. By Richard Horsey. | August 8, 2016, 2:01 PM. GettyImages-587164090 crop. Aung San Suu Kyi's ...and more »

Three Ethnic Armies Will Not Disarm to Attend Myanmar Peace Conference - Radio Free Asia

Ta'ang National Liberation Army soldiers march to mark the 51st anniversary of Ta'ang National Resistance Day in Homain, Nansan township, in northern Myanmar's Shan state, Jan. 12, 2014. AFP. Three of Myanmar's armed ethnic groups have refused to agree ...and more »

Who Is The Head Of The Country? - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

If one were to ask who is ultimately in charge in Burma—State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi or army chief Min Aung Hlaing—they might find no clear answer, writes Lawi Weng. 4.6k. By Lawi Weng 12 August 2016. One country run by two persons: this is Burma ...and more »

Chinese Official Meets Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to Promote Bilateral Relations - Women of China

Visiting Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Song Tao met with Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday. The pair had discussions on promotion of ...and more »

Aung San Suu Kyi Pressured Over Slow Pace of Change in Myanmar - Wall Street Journal

Barely six months into a five-year term, Aung San Suu Kyi's government is facing a barrage of criticism at home and abroad over everything from the slow pace of change in the country to the democracy icon's handling of Myanmar's ethnic conflicts. The ...and more »

China To Accord Head Of State Welcome To Aung San Suu Kyi - NDTV

Aung San Suu Kyi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang during her visit. Beijing: China will accord a head of the state welcome to Myanmar's top leader Aung San Suu Kyi when she visits the country next week, which the official ...and more »

Myanmar's Panglong Peace Conference to Begin on Aug. 31 - Radio Free Asia

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi (C) and military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (R) arrive for the handover-of-power ceremony at the presidential palace in Naypyidaw, March 30, 2016. AFP. Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi announced Monday that ...and more »