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Suu Kyi: “Nobel Peace Prize shattered my isolation”

Suu Kyi: “Nobel Peace Prize shattered my isolation”

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, holds her speech during the Peace Nobel Prize lecture at the city hall in Oslo, Saturday, June 16, 2012. Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel peace prize laureate, formally accepts the prize that thrust her into the global limelight two decades ago. Suu Kyi says the […]

Excerpts from Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize speech

Excerpts from Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize speech

Excerpts from Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize speech OSLO, Norway (AP) – in Oslo City Hall, Norway, on Saturday: “Often during my days of house arrest it felt as though I were no longer a part of the real world. There was the house which was my world, there was the world of […]

“I Am Flying Abroad Too”

“I Am Flying Abroad Too”

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center right, sets a bird free during the inauguration ceremony of a branch office of her National League for Democracy Party Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Yangon, Myanmar. Suu Kyi received her first passport in 24 years on Tuesday ahead of a planned trip to Norway and Britain. […]

Aung San Suu Kyi Comes To Parliament

Aung San Suu Kyi Comes To Parliament

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to reporters after attending a regular session of Myanmar Lower House, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Suu Kyi was set to be sworn in to Myanmar’s military-backed parliament Wednesday to take public office for the first time since launching her struggle against authoritarian rule nearly a […]

Aung San Suu Kyi takes seat in Myanmar’s parliament for first time

Aung San Suu Kyi takes seat in Myanmar’s parliament for first time

Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi(C) and elected lawmakers of her National League for Democracy party swear during a regular session of Myanmar Lower House at parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Suu Kyi was sworn in to Myanmar’s military-backed parliament Wednesday, taking public office for the first time since launching her […]

Buying Umbrella For Suu Kyi?

Buying Umbrella For Suu Kyi?

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s Buddhist monks buy an umbrella depicting pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a souvenir shop outside the headquarters of the National League for Democracy party in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, April 23, 2012. Suu Kyi’s opposition party refused to take its new seats in parliament Monday because of a dispute over […]

A Dream Come True for Supporters of Suu Kyi

A Dream Come True for Supporters of Suu Kyi

YANGON, Myanmar — Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy supporters cheer after the party’s announcement outside the party headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar, Sunday, April 1, 2012. Supporters of Suu Kyi erupted in euphoric cheers Sunday after her party announced that she had won a parliamentary seat in the landmark election, setting the stage […]

Waiting for Suu Kyi

Waiting for Suu Kyi

YANGON — Supporters of National league of Democracy line the streets as they wait for the arrival of Aung San Suu Kyi, to greet her while she visits to village of Wah Thin Kha, Myanmar, the day before the election, south of Yangon, Saturday, March 31, 2012. On upcoming Sunday, this tiny village of thatched […]

Aung San Suu Kyi campaigns for parliamentary by-elections

Aung San Suu Kyi campaigns for parliamentary by-elections

Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar ‘s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), on Saturday started parliamentary by-election campaign in her constituency. Suu Kyi is to contest in Kawhmu township in Yangon region as a candidate of her party with Dr. U Soe Min, candidate of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), […]

Aung San Suu Kyi Starts her Campaign Trail

Aung San Suu Kyi Starts her Campaign Trail

Chairwoman of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi, speaks to supporters during her tour of canvassing for vote in Kawhmu township, constituency of Yangon region, Myanmar, Feb. 11, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi started her campaign trail for parliamentary by-elections on Saturday. <Photo: Xinhua/U Aung> news@theasian.asia  

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