Prime Minister's forthcoming Asian tour set to include surprise stop-off in Rangoon
Rights groups uneasy over race to invest in nation with long record of broken promises of reform
First task for NLD figurehead must be to change the constitution, says Peter Popham
Aung San Suu Kyi's party claimed today she has won a seat in Burma's parliament after a landmark election, setting the stage for the pro-democracy leader to hold public office for the first time.
Unrepentant activist behind Saffron uprising 'taken away' from monastery in night raid
Burma's president vowed not to turn back on his country's democratic reforms as he urged the West to lift sanctions, and even dangled the possibility of giving opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi a cabinet post.
Burmese move seen as a 'substantial' shift to democracy
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has confirmed she will run for a parliamentary seat in April by-elections.
Foreign Secretary meets opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President Thein Sein
Britain stands ready to "respond positively" to improvements in human rights and political freedoms in Burma, Foreign Secretary William Hague told the south-east Asian country's leaders during a historic visit today.
Foreign Secretary says his visit is to 'encourage the Burmese government to continue on its path of reform'
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi formally registered her party today for any upcoming elections, returning the once-captive Nobel laureate to the political arena.
Myanmar's government has approved opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party to register for a coming by-election, state media said Tuesday, formally returning the pro-democracy group to the political arena.
Burma's government has approved opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party to register for a coming by-election, formally bringing the pro-democracy group back into the country's political arena, state-run media said.