The leader of democracy in Myanmar is Aung San Suu Kyi and she is going to be making her first appearance in the country’s parliament this Wednesday.
She has been fighting the military dictatorship in the country for over 20 years and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts.
She is now in her mid-60s and is going to be taking the oath at the parliament before she can start serving. She is going to be working very hard to help the country transition from a military dictatorship into a democracy, which is going to be a particularly [...]
Myanmar has witnessed the opposition leader Suu Kyi fail to show up at the opening of parliament last Monday to hear the President’s reaction to the reforms that are due to take place in the country due to many of the sanctions being suspended by the EU.
Suu Kyi`s political alliance has been rejecting the request to defend the military-based constitution should any disputes against the government arise, ever since the Nobel Peace Prize holder won the seat in the parliament.
The disagreement emanates from the decision of the European Union to stop all sanctions against Myanmar`s people to allow [...]
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Should people holiday or vacation in Burma or backpack in Myanmar
Burma or as it is now known, Myanmar, is a fascinating country that many want to visit, but one that many still worry about Burma tourism on ethical or practical grounds. The questions regarding tourism in Burma or Myanmar have started to move away from ethical towards practical, and a little advice on Burma travel or Myanmar vacations is always welcome.
Until late 2009, Burma, or Myanmar, was mainly shunned [...]