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GroundTruth: Jeff Howe on the changing reporting climate in Burma

In this video interview, Jeff Howe takes us behind the scenes of his stories for GlobalPost's Special Report, "Burma Road," and shares some insights from his reporting trip with photographer Gary Knight earlier this fall.

Aung San Suu Kyi delivers historic first speech in Myanmar parliament

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave her first parliamentary speech today, reports Voice of America, in a major milestone for the Nobel Prize winning politician

Myanmar: Derek Mitchell, first US ambassador in 22 years, starts work

"He not only has an interest in Myanmar, but he knows a lot about the country so it is good that he has become the ambassador," said Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar to Aung San Suu Kyi: Stop calling us Burma

"As it is prescribed in the constitution that 'the state shall be known as The Republic of the Union of Myanmar,' no one has the right to call [the country] Burma," the national election commission said.

Aung San Suu Kyi through the years [PHOTOS]

Suu Kyi, sometimes called simply The Lady, spent fifteen years under house arrest because of Myanmar's repressive military junta.

Bono 'star-struck' by Aung San Suu Kyi

Bono said, "You get the feeling with Daw Suu that peace is not the absence of war around us but rather peace is the absence of war within us."

Aung San Suu Kyi says rule of law essential to prevent riots

"The present situation will have to be handled with delicacy and sensitivity and we need the cooperation of all people concerned to rebuild the peace that we want for our country," said Aung San Suu Kyi.

Thailand: Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Burmese migrants (VIDEO)

Myanmar's opposition leader and Nobel laureate told the crowd of thousands, "Don't feel down, or weak. History is always changing," in response to many of the signs that said, "We want to go home."

India, Myanmar strengthen ties with Indian PM's visit

"India welcomes Myanmar’s transition to democratic governance and the steps taken by the government of Myanmar toward a more broad-based and inclusive reconciliation process," said Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

US to ease economic restrictions on Myanmar

In recognition of the country's reforms over the past year, the Obama administration is also expected to name the US' first ambassador to Myanmar, also known as Burma, in 22 years.
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