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Testing the waters for a revitalized Asian alliance Now through Saturday, April 20: Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan this week is purportedly unofficial, but the Nobel Peace Prize laureate probably has more clout than any...
Tags: Japan, Parliament, Nobel Prize Awards, Elizabeth II, China
SHWEPYITHA, Myanmar — After her heroin-addict husband died five years ago, Ei Ei Phyu discovered she was HIV-positive. She thought her life was over until friends directed her to the open-air clinic here where she receives antiretroviral medicine....
Tags: Heroin, Interior Policy, Justice and Rights, England, Sex Crimes
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.NEW DELHI, India -- Myanmar’s main opposition party led by Nobel laureate lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi began three days of meetings in Yangon on Friday to elect leaders for the first time in its 25-year history. The fact that the government allowed...
WASHINGTON -- If second-term presidents feel liberated by re-election to pursue bolder agendas, first ladies often become more comfortable to be their own person. Witness Laura Bush, who in her husband's second term discovered that she, too, had a voice...
Tribune Washington BureauWhen Air Force One landed in Myanmar on a muggy morning earlier this week, President Barack Obama made a point of having his secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, at his side as he descended to the tarmac. The three-nation trip was likely the last...
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
Tribune wire reportHere is the complete text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, as prepared for delivery on Tuesday: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber...
WASHINGTON -- When Burma's Zin Mar Aung was placed in solitary confinement for trying to organize students in 1999, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. When she was released, Barack Obama was in the Oval Office. Zin Mar Aung says she...
To end a year charged with change, Myanmar enjoyed yet another first: a public countdown to the New Year. Such gatherings were heavily restricted under the military government that once ruled Myanmar, also known as Burma. But as the country emerges...
Tags: Barack Obama, Burma, Jason Mraz, Government, Politics
Meteorologists know seasons are predictable. In the weather world, spring is always followed by summer. But the political world is different. Spring can proceed to summer, or it can lead to a sudden onset of winter. That was the case this year in the...
Forbes' recent annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women reminds us how far women have come — and how far society has yet to go. The list's existence in itself, worthy as it may be, is testament to continued inequity. There is no list of 100 Most...
World NowBurma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
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