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For first time, Myanmar state media reports Suu Kyi’s US trip


September 21st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 21 (IANS) Myanmar state media Friday reported news about opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi's trip to the US for the first time, a rare move ... Read more...

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Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi


September 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday met Myanmar's opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House.Obama expressed his admiration for "her courage, determination and ... Read more...

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Myanmar president meets leaders of 14 political parties


August 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 4 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a rare meeting Saturday with leaders of the country's 14 political parties in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported.According ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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US Congress wants to keep Myanmar import ban


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The US Congress Thursday voted to extend a ban on imports from Myanmar by one year despite recent easing of other sanctions against the country.The ... Read more...

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Myanmar general to visit India


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Continuing with its efforts to forge strong ties with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general, when the two ... Read more...

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Aung Suu Kyi to receive highest US award


July 19th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the highest US award, the Congressional Gold Medal, when she visits that country this year.She was expected ... Read more...

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UN aid workers detained in Myanmar


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) About 10 aid workers, some of them from the UN, are being held by authorities in western Myanmar where sectarian clashes killed scores of people last ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar applauds Myanmar parliament’s new look


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday applauded neighbouring Myanmar's democractic transition, pointing out that its parliament had got "a new look" by providing a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets fellow Nobel icon Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met fellow Nobel laureate and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London, an aide of the spiritual leader ... Read more...

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After Nobel prize, Suu Kyi felt Myanmar was not forgotten


June 16th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 16 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said here Saturday that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 had made her feel "real again" and reassured ... Read more...

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Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi falls ill in Switzerland


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BERN, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first tour to Europe in more than two decades, fell ill during a news conference ... Read more...

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Australia to double Myanmar aid


June 10th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Australia will double its aid to Myanmar to about $98 million by 2015, Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has said.Australia will also remove all its economic ... Read more...

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Myanmar, China good friends: Suu Kyi


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 2 (IANS) Myanmar and China will become even better friends as the Southeast Asian country deepens its political and economic reforms, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s territory shouldn’t be used by NE insurgents: India


May 31st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Barely two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from a three-day visit to Myanmar, India Thursday said its territory should not be allowed ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.The Nobel Laureate is in Thailand on her first trip outside her homeland ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi told PM about `difficulties’


May 30th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said that pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi had told him about the "difficulties" she faces.He ... Read more...

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Border issues discussed with Myanmar: PM


May 30th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that detailed discussions on border issues had been held with Myanmar during his three-day visit ... Read more...

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PM returns from Myanmar visit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned here Tuesday night after a three-day visit to Myanmar during which the two countries agreed to expand trade, improve ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi lauds India ties after meeting Manmohan (Second Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) Myanmar's iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that she was "very happy at the prospect of closer ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Suu Kyi, hails India ties (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) Myanmar's iconic pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that she was "happy at the prospect of closer ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi - also a style icon


May 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) At 66, Aun San Suu Kyi is not just an enduring inspiration for millions in Myanmar but also a style icon with her elegance and ... Read more...

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An India-educated democracy beacon in Myanmar


May 29th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) India-educated Aung San Suu Kyi, who didn't leave Myanmar even when her huband was dying of cancer as she feared she may not be allowed ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Suu Kyi


May 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Myanmar's iconic pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi here Tuesday.The meeting, at Hotel Sedona, lasted over 45 minutes, officials ... Read more...

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PM to Thein Sein: India, Myanmar on new journey of cooperation (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar have "embarked on a new journey of bilateral cooperation", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said during his talks with President ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Myanmar


May 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day visit that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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PM to deepen ties with Myanmar (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he will seek to strengthen relations with Myanmar during a three-day visit starting Sunday."We will consider new initiatives and ... Read more...

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PM’s Myanmar agenda: Imphal-Mandalay bus link, trade (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to Myanmar Sunday on a three-day visit during which the two countries are expected to seal a pact on ... Read more...

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Trade, connectivity top PM’s Myanmar agenda


May 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Manmohan Singh goes to Myanmar Sunday on a three-day visit, the first trip to the Southeast country by an Indian prime minister in a ... Read more...

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Clinton calls Suu Kyi on sanction decision


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has informed Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the recent US decision to ease sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to visit Britain, address parliament


May 21st, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) In a historic first trip outside the country in 24 years, Myanmar's pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Britain and ... Read more...

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Myanmar economy set to boom: Report


May 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 20 (IANS) Myanmar's economy looks set for rapid expansion although concerns over inflation, infrastructure and political stability remain, according to an international report.The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a ... Read more...

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Clinton, Sonia, Nooyi among ‘world’s powerful moms’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped ... Read more...

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India’s Look East policy central for Asia-Pacific growth: Clinton (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) India's Look East policy was "central" to the growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday."India's Look East ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi takes oath in Myanmar parliament (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 2 (IANS) Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party swept last month's by-elections, was sworn in as a member of Myanmar's parliament Wednesday.The leader of ... Read more...

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