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Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington (Complete)

In her first visit to the U.S. in more than 40 years, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the progress of reform in her country and expresses support for easing U.S. sanctions. more
Myanmar parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi (R) and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embrace during an Asia Society event at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on September 18, 2012. (Asia Society/Joshua Roberts)

Photos: Aung San Suu Kyi and Hillary Clinton Address Asia Society in D.C.

Myanmar democracy icon and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi spoke Tuesday at an Asia Society event at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., the initial public stop on her landmark first visit to the U.S. in 20 years. more
A lone viewer at the Aung Mingala Cinema in Dawei, Thanintharyi Division, Burma. (Philip Jablon)

Gallery/Interview: Preserving Southeast Asia's Movie Palaces Through Photography

Documentary photographer and researcher Philip Jablon wants to cultivate an appreciation of Southeast Asia's stand-alone theaters in the hope of stimulating preservation efforts. more
U.S. Special Rep. and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar Derek Mitchell at a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Yangon on March 15, 2012. On June 29, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mitchell as the new U.S. Ambassador to Burma. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society and USIP Further Burma-US Relations with Track II Dialogue

Asia Society and its collaborators convened representatives of the Myanmar Development Resources Institute, senior advisers to Burmese president Thein Sein, and U.S. experts to discuss the transition from authoritarianism in Burma. more
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) meets with Burmese President Thein Sein at the Office of the President in Nay Pyi Taw, Burma, on Dec. 1, 2011. (Flickr/U.S. Department of State)

Expert: Myanmar's Parliament Taking on 'Expansive Role' in Reform

Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio discusses Myanmar’s reform process. more
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) addresses reporters during a joint press conference following his meeting with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a hotel in Yangon on May 29, 2012. (Soe Zeya Tun/AFP/GettyImages)

India Comes Out of Its Myanmar Shell

Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, after covering Prime Minister Singh's visit to Myanmar, says India is now competing with China, Thailand and the U.S. for influence in the reforming nation. more

Photo of the Day: Silhouettes in Myanmar

Fishermen on Inle Lake in Myanmar on May 14, 2012. more

Photo of the Day: Kayan Weaver with Neck Rings, Myanmar

A Kayan weaver with neck rings at Inle Lake, Myanmar on April 9, 2012. more
Prime Minister of Myanmar Thein Sein addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 28, 2009. (United Nations Photo/Flickr)

Thein Sein, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Avoiding 'Sabotage' in Myanmar

Conservatives in Myanmar may push back against reforms, says U.S. diplomat Priscilla Clapp, and President Thein Sein will need to be a strong leader to rebuff them. more