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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
National League for Democracy (NLD) supporters celebrate their victory in parliamentary elections outside party headquarters on April 1, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Myanmar Elections Show 'Nascent Return' Of Opposition Politics

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio sees hope in Myanmar's parliamentary elections and calls on the U.S. to respond by easing sanctions. more

Peter Popham: Aung San Suu Kyi Always 'Knew What She Wanted'

On the eve of parliamentary elections, biographer Peter Popham discussed Aung San Suu Kyi's unconventional path to political leadership, and Myanmar's political future, at Asia Society New York. more

Peter Popham: The Aung San Suu Kyi No One Knows

Highlights from Aung San Suu Kyi biographer Peter Popham's talk at the Asia Society. more

Peter Popham: The Aung San Suu Kyi No One Knows

Highlights from Aung San Suu Kyi biographer Peter Popham's talk at the Asia Society. more
Journalists at work in Hoi An, Vietnam. (Espen Faugstad/Flickr)

Oz Prize Finalists Talk War in Afghanistan, Reform in Myanmar, and Chinese Stocks

Asia Society's six finalists for the Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia give insights into their nominated reports. The winner will be announced next month. more