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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  • Barrier to reform? Suu Kyi sticks with Myanmar central bank chief
    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is standing by the country's central bank governor, despite concerns from commercial bankers, government advisors and some of his own officials at the pace of reform on his watch. Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM ...
    08/21/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama says barring Suu Kyi from Myanmar presidency "doesn't make much sense"
    Suu Kyi denied that she had differences with the United States over the transition process in Myanmar. "Our reform process is going through ... Myanmar began its emergence from international pariah status in 2011 when military leaders launched reforms ...
    11/13/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Suu Kyi party seeks to scrap contentious Myanmar charter clause
    Myanmar's opposition called Thursday on parliament to ditch parts of the junta-era constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from the presidency, as lawmakers began high-stakes debates on charter reform. Legislators are mulling whether to change ...
    11/13/2014 - 2:15 am | View Link
  • Aung San Suu Kyi tells of Myanmar's struggle for freedom and its cost
    Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese (Myanmarese ... response to critics who claim her personal story and international celebrity status have got in the way of Myanmar's quest for democratic reform, she goes on: “There is certainly a danger that the acceptance ...
    06/20/2011 - 2:46 pm | View Link
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  • Suu Kyi's action on Rohingya issue: How Nobel is that ...
    Suu Kyi's action on Rohingya issue: How Nobel is ... more interested in maintaining her status ... As the new government embarked on a process of reform, Suu Kyi and ...
    09/8/2017 - 8:57 am | View Website
  • Obama's Myanmar legacy in trouble and it's not Trump's ...
    Obama's Myanmar legacy in trouble and it's ... of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader who once assumed an almost saintly status in ...
    09/2/2017 - 4:32 am | View Website
  • Obama Hits Out at Myanmar Ban on Aung San Suu Kyi's ...
    Obama Hits Out at Myanmar Ban on Aung San Suu Kyi's ... junta began a process of democratic reform and ... for Burma told VICE News that he thought ...
    11/14/2014 - 12:32 pm | View Website
  • Obama hits out at Aung San Suu Kyi’s Burma presidency ban
    Obama hits out at Aung San Suu Kyi’s Burma presidency ban President calls for further reform and questions constitutional ruling barring opposition leader from running for president Associated Press in Rangoon
    11/14/2014 - 6:34 am | View Website
  • EU awarded Nobel Peace Prize
    EU awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Read next. China snubs Norway in visa reforms ... Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts Sunday, 10 June ...
    12/6/2012 - 6:51 am | View Website
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