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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    NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament elected a close friend and confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday ... were needed and Washington would continue to back reform. China's embassy offered congratulations for the ...
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  • Myanmar hosts talks with Suu Kyi to show progress
    Information Minister Ye Htut told reporters after the talks ended that all parties discussed the reform process, the prospects of a nationwide cease-fire with ethnic rebel groups by the end of the year and holding free elections in 2015. Suu Kyi's party ...
    10/30/2014 - 5:32 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/9/2012 - 5:15 pm | View Link
  • Aung San Suu Kyi set to become MP
    Observers believe Burma's new quasi-civilian government wants Suu Kyi to win a place in parliament to burnish its reform credentials and smooth the way for an easing of Western sanctions. However, the polls were marred by allegations of ballot-paper ...
    03/31/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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