Aung San Suu Kyi http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19584/all en Secretive Myanmar replaces military junta with "civilian" government http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110330/myanmar-burma-junta-election <p> Opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes to have better relations with Myanmar&#39;s new government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110330/myanmar-burma-junta-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Elections Asia-Pacific Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:27:33 +0000 News Desk 5634199 at http://www.globalpost.com Opinion: New tactics needed in Burma http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110419/myanmar-burma-sanctions <p> The time is long overdue to change these failed policies and try a new way to achieve the same goals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110419/myanmar-burma-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Global Economy Opinion Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:48:00 +0000 Jim Della-Giacoma 5638826 at http://www.globalpost.com Burma's war as seen through the perpetrators' eyes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110520/burma%E2%80%99s-wa-through-the-perpetrators-eyes <p> BANGKOK &mdash; Myo Myint tells of his experience fighting --&nbsp;at times for the tormentor, and at times for the tormented -- in&nbsp;the new HBO documentary &ldquo;Burma Soldier.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110520/burma%E2%80%99s-wa-through-the-perpetrators-eyes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Entertainment Asia-Pacific Military Sun, 22 May 2011 12:53:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5646293 at http://www.globalpost.com Suu Kyi meets President Thein Sein in Burma http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110819/suu-kyi-meets-president-thein-sein-burma <p> There is speculation that the Burmese government wants to reach out to Suu Kyi and establish a consensus with her in order to use her influence to persuade the West to lift sanctions on Burma. The government also likely hopes to improve its image abroad while consolidating its power at home.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110819/suu-kyi-meets-president-thein-sein-burma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Asia-Pacific Politics Fri, 19 Aug 2011 14:06:38 +0000 News Desk 5673515 at http://www.globalpost.com Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi to run for parliament in by-election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111118/burma-aung-san-suu-kyi-runs-parliament-by-election-nld-party <p> Suu Kyi&#39;s National League for Democracy (NLD) has &quot;unanimously&quot; decided to re-register as a political party.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111118/burma-aung-san-suu-kyi-runs-parliament-by-election-nld-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Elections Asia-Pacific Military Politics Fri, 18 Nov 2011 10:13:00 +0000 News Desk 5681741 at http://www.globalpost.com Aung San Suu Kyi: Photos through the years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111118/aung-san-suu-kyi-photos-through-the-years <p> Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will re-enter Burmese politics and run for parliament in a by-election, raising hopes among pro-democracy supporters that Burma is progressing toward substantial political reforms after years of tight-gripped rule.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111118/aung-san-suu-kyi-photos-through-the-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Hillary Clinton World Leaders Elections Asia-Pacific Politics Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:08:56 +0000 Jordan Helton 5681824 at http://www.globalpost.com Will politics sully Aung San Suu Kyi? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111206/burma-myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi <p> BANGKOK &mdash; In confinement, she was exalted and considered nearly above criticism. In playing politics, she runs the risk of disappointing her faithful.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111206/burma-myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar World Leaders Asia-Pacific Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:18:44 +0000 Patrick Winn 5683491 at http://www.globalpost.com Top 11 people who rocked 2011 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/111214/top-11-2011-angela-merkel-ai-weiwei-drones-aung-san-suu-kyi <p> BOSTON &mdash; From Mohamed Bouazizi, who gave his life when he started the Arab Spring, to Angela Merkel, who made waves largely by her inaction.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/111214/top-11-2011-angela-merkel-ai-weiwei-drones-aung-san-suu-kyi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Ai Weiwei Angela Merkel Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Occupy Wall Street Occupy World Osama bin Laden Regions World Leaders Conflict Zones Debt Crisis Brazil Germany China Middle East India Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:22:00 +0000 News Desk 5684287 at http://www.globalpost.com Zarganar: Burma’s funniest dissident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/111225/zarganar-burma-comedian-dissident <p> BANGKOK &mdash; Since his prison release in October, the comedian has met with Hillary Clinton, Aung San Suu Kyi, a slew of Western diplomats and even the World Bank.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/111225/zarganar-burma-comedian-dissident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Entertainment Offbeat Thailand Mon, 26 Dec 2011 13:54:18 +0000 Patrick Winn 5685130 at http://www.globalpost.com Step by step, Burma opens up to Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/step-step-burma-opens-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Foreign Secretary William Hague is the first senior British official to visit the country in half a century and meets Aung San Suu Kyi </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> William Hague is spending two days in Burma, which, until recently, has been one of the most politically isolated countries in the world. Today he visited with government leaders in the capital Naypyitaw including the president, Thein Sein.</p> <p> In a statement, Hague said, &ldquo;I emphasized the importance the British government attaches to the reforms that the Burmese government has undertaken in the last six months.&quot; Hague added, he hoped the progress would continue and that all of Burma&#39;s political prisoners would be released. The number of political prisoners in the country is estimated at between 600 and 2,000.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/step-step-burma-opens-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Home Nobel laureate political prisoners Rangoon Regions William Hague Asia-Pacific Europe United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 05 Jan 2012 17:49:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5686102 at http://www.globalpost.com Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi will run for parliament (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120110/burmas-aung-san-suu-kyi-will-run-parliament <p> Burma&#39;s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, confirmed she will run for a seat in the country&rsquo;s new Parliamentary election scheduled for April.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120110/burmas-aung-san-suu-kyi-will-run-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Hillary Clinton Myanmar Asia-Pacific Tue, 10 Jan 2012 20:58:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5686804 at http://www.globalpost.com Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi registers for upcoming election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120118/burmas-aung-san-suu-kyi-registers-run-upcoming-election <p> Aung San Suu Kyi will run for a parliamentary seat in April&#39;s by-election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120118/burmas-aung-san-suu-kyi-registers-run-upcoming-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Asia-Pacific Wed, 18 Jan 2012 21:47:56 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5687985 at http://www.globalpost.com Burma: An aging Aung San Suu Kyi appeals to young voters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120209/aung-san-suu-kyi-burma-youth-myanmar PATHEIN — "Yes, she is cool. She makes jokes. She can talk with anyone," said Lin Lin, a 31-year-old with a Nirvana Nevermind tattoo.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120209/aung-san-suu-kyi-burma-youth-myanmar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Myanmar Elections Asia-Pacific Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 10 Feb 2012 02:26:00 +0000 April Rabkin 5691093 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Aung San Suu Kyi to visit Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-aung-san-suu-kyi-visit-europe Aung San Suu Kyi will leave Myanmar for the first time in 24 years. Suu Kyi, who is expected to visit the UK and Norway in June, spent years under house arrest and previously refused to leave Myanmar for fear the ruling military junta would bar her from returning home.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-aung-san-suu-kyi-visit-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar World Leaders Asia-Pacific Europe Chatter United Kingdom Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:25:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5700839 at http://www.globalpost.com Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addresses UK parliament http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120621/myanmars-aung-san-suu-kyi-addresses-uk-parliament Suu Kyi addressed a joint session of both Houses of Parliament.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120621/myanmars-aung-san-suu-kyi-addresses-uk-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aung San Suu Kyi United Kingdom Fri, 22 Jun 2012 01:57:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5708952 at http://www.globalpost.com