In a landmark appearance at Asia Society headquarters in New York on Thursday, Myanmar President Thein Sein said that his country has left behind its authoritarian government and that the road to democracy was irreversible.
Myanmar democracy icon and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi spoke Tuesday at an Asia Society event at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., the initial public stop on her landmark first visit to the United States in more than 40 years.
Asia Blog speaks with one of the editors of No Enemies, No Hatred, a collection of writings by Liu, the Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped author the Charter 08 pro-democracy manifesto.
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Global Vision Award at the Asia Society Awards Dinner earlier this evening at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Unable to leave Burma, Daw Aung accepted the award via a recorded video message, which you can watch below.
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