Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar’

UN Ban arrives in Myanmar

Monday, April 30, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr.30, 2012

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Myanmar. Ban Ki-moon was welcomed by Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin in the capital Naypyidaw on Sunday. Read more…

British prime minister to visit Myanmar

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 10, 2012

British Prime Minister David Cameron is to be the first European leader to visit Myanmar since the country established a civilian government. Read more…

Myanmar opposition leader wins at parliamentary pre-election

Monday, April 2, 2012 Comments off

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Myanmar opposition has claimed that their candidate Ms San Suu Kyi had won in parliamentary by-election.
Ms. Suu Kui’s supporters say that she won 82% of the votes in a suburb of the country’s largest city Yangon, from which she was nominated for a seat in parliament. Read more…

Voting begins in Myanmar by-elections

Sunday, April 1, 2012 Comments off

Voters in Myanmar are heading to polling stations in parliamentary by-elections with the country’s democratic reforms at stake.

More than 6,000 polling stations opened on Sunday morning. 45 seats in the 2 chambers of parliament and regional assembles are being contested. Read more…

Myanmar:Hillary Clinton meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have stressed the need for more democracy in the country. Read more…

Myanmar:At least 10 killed in 7.0-magnitude quake in Myanmar

Friday, March 25, 2011 Comments off


Laaska News March 25,2011.

YANGON, March 24 (Xinhua) — At least 10 people were killed in landslides and building collapse in Myanmar’s northeastern Tachileik and Tarpin, Shan state, caused by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Thursday night. Read more…