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Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Human Rights Are Human Needs'

The Myanmar leader and iconic Nobel laureate discusses human rights at Asia Society in New York. more

An Address by Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar (Complete)

The iconic Nobel laureate discusses her country's emergence into a democracy and its plan for economic development. more
Aung San Suu Kyi addresses a press conference after her visit to the International Labour Conference, Palais des Nations on June 14, 2012. (Violaine Martin/UN Geneva/Flickr)

Aung San Suu Kyi's U.S. Visit: An Explainer

Asia Society's Debra Eisenman explains the backdrop of Myanmar's most influential leader's trip to the United States. more
Collapsed walls surround an ancient pagoda after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Bagan on August 24, 2016. (Soe Moe Ang/AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar Earthquake Damages Celebrated Buddhist Temple Complex

The 6.8-magnitude quake killed three and destroyed temples in Bagan, one of the Southeast Asian country's most important tourist areas. more
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The Atlantic's Alex Wagner: Diversity More Than Just 'Ticking a Box'

In an interview with Asia Blog, the journalist discusses her Asian American background, the resonance of the immigration story, and why the media isn't to blame for Donald Trump. more
Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) hold a banner displaying the portraits of new Myanmar President Htin Kyaw (L) and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi (R) in Yangon on April 10, 2016 ahead of the Thingyan new year festival. (ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Powerful Position' After Myanmar's Elections

Priscilla Clapp, Senior Advisor to the Asia Society Policy Institute, discussed the Burmese icon's enhanced role in her country's new government during a recent AsiaConnect call. more