Thousands of supporters in Burma’s countryside cheered opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today as she made a political tour ahead of by-elections, highlighting how quickly and dramatically politics is changing in the long-repressed south-east Asian nation.
Sun, 29 Jan, 2012
Burma’s secretive military-ruled government gave no sign today of when results from the country’s first election in two decades would be released, though it is almost certain power will remain in the hands of the junta and its political proxies.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
Voters in the secretive military-ruled nation of Burma cast their first ballots in 20 years today, as slim hopes for democratic reform faced an electoral system engineered to ensure that most power will remain in the hands of the junta and its political proxies.
Sun, 07 Nov, 2010