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Hla Hla Htay

Hla Hla Htay

    Myanmar's Rohingya: Cornered by poverty, stalked by violence
    Myanmar's Rohingya: Cornered by poverty, stalked by violence
    Hemmed in by Myanmar security forces and menaced by abductions and killings, Rohingya Muslims in a conflict-scarred corner of Rakhine State say...
    Burmese refugees cheer the visit of 'Mother Suu'
    Burmese refugees cheer the visit of 'Mother Suu'
    Amid chaotic scenes, Suu Kyi stood on a plastic chair and without the aid of a microphone shouted her greetings to the jubilant crowd at the Mae La...
    Suu Kyi warns against violence after 'victory of the people'
    Suu Kyi warns against violence after 'victory of the people'
    Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed a "victory of the people" but warned against triumphalism after her apparent win in elections, seen...
    Burmese opposition claims historic victory for Suu Kyi
    Burmese opposition claims historic victory for Suu Kyi
    Burma's opposition claimed a historic victory on Sunday for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her bid for a seat in Parliament, sparking...
    Burma's president reaffirms army role
    Burma's president reaffirms army role
    Burma's nominally-civilian president sought to reaffirm the status of the country's military on Wednesday, praising the army and the former junta...
    Burma's Suu Kyi poised for political comeback
    Burma's Suu Kyi poised for political comeback
    Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition began its formal return to mainstream Burmese politics on Friday as it applied to re-register as a...
    Suu Kyi 'likely' to stand in Myanmar by-election
    Suu Kyi 'likely' to stand in Myanmar by-election
    Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to contest an upcoming by-election, a party spokesperson said on Saturday, paving the way for a...
    Burma military rule ends, but army retains grip
    Burma military rule ends, but army retains grip
    Burma's military handed power to a nominally civilian government after almost half a century of army rule on Wednesday, as the junta was disbanded...
    Newly freed Suu Kyi gets down to work
    Newly freed Suu Kyi gets down to work
    Burma's newly freed democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, returned to work for the first time in years on Monday as she knuckled down to the task of...
    Burma's democracy icon Suu Kyi released
    Burma's democracy icon Suu Kyi released
    Burma's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest on Saturday, an official said, as crowds of excited supporters waited...
    Burma's top court rejects Suu Kyi appeal
    Burma's top court rejects Suu Kyi appeal
    Burma's Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by Aung San Suu Kyi against her extended house arrest, her lawyer said, keeping her in detention...
    US envoy in landmark talks with Suu Kyi
    US envoy in landmark talks with Suu Kyi
    A top United States official held talks with Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday as Burma's ruling junta gave the democracy icon a rare break from house...