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Peter Horrocks, the BBC director whose controversial email has angered journalists at the corporation, is under acute pressure to find new ways to "monetise" his department.
UN-verified accounts of child soldiers undermine junta's assurances on democratic reforms
Political pressure remains important to ensure that reform continues
With friends like all of these people, Aung San Suu Kyi will wish that she’d stayed at home. Wouldn't you?
There should be no delay in easing sanctions against Burma if its moves towards democracy continue, David Cameron said today.
Prime Minister's forthcoming Asian tour set to include surprise stop-off in Rangoon
It's a sight few thought they would ever see: Burma's democracy leader fighting an election. Brian Rex visits the village where her future will be decided
Where are you now and what can you see?
Luc Besson may once have been an acclaimed auteur, but in recent years he’s spent his time writing and producing half-witted celebrations of racist violence. So if you were looking for someone to direct a film about a Nobel Peace Prize-winning democracy campaigner, Besson would probably be just below Michael Winner on the list.
Now I definitely recognise that face...
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis
James Mottram on the Bond star playing Aung San Suu Kyi in a new biopic
Chinese project would have flooded an area the size of Singapore
The American street artist Shepard Fairey, whose Hope poster of Barack Obama proved one of the most enduring images of the 2008 US presidential election, has completed a similarly styled poster to mark the launch of a film about Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Thousands of well-wishers lined roadsides in Burma to welcome opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday as she tested the limits of her freedom by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest.
The Burmese democracy leader today defies warnings to make her first political appearance outside Rangoon since her release