Suu Kyi Celebrity Status Hits Reform Efforts

Myanmar’s ‘lady’ may be the world’s leading democracy icon but she is still a minority opposition leader

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  • Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts
    The strange dynamics of Myanmar’s rapid process of democratisation enter a new phase this week, when opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe in a five-country tour. As demonstrated by her hero’s reception from a normally ...
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  • Building closer ties with Myanmar
    Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been released after years under house arrest ... eager to at least signal that attitudes are changing towards Myanmar’s new-found enthusiasm for reform. The latest is Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who ...
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    2. Orlando Bloom (3,710,000 hits) The dashing star of The Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean turned to Buddhist practice because “The philosophies ...
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  • Roberto Baggio
    The Burmese opposition leader and former prisoner of the country's junta, Aung San Suu Kyi, speaks at the United Nations in Geneva. Suu Kyi says a wide range of ...
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