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Myanmar President Thein Sein answers questions from moderator Suzanne DiMaggio (L) at Asia Society in New York,  Sept. 27, 2012. (Kenji Takigami/Asia Society)

Myanmar President Thein Sein: No Reversal to Democratic Transition [Video]

In a landmark appearance on Thursday at Asia Society in New York, Myanmar President Thein Sein said that his country has left behind authoritarian government and that the road to democracy was irreversible. more

Thein Sein: Toward a Viable Democracy (Complete)

Myanmar President Thein Sein expresses his commitment to democratic reform and a "harmonious society." more
Fishermen at work on the Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar on January 7, 2008. (immu/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Fishermen Afloat in Myanmar

Fishermen at work on the Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar on January 7, 2008. (immu/Flickr) more
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra addresses the crowd at Asia Society New York on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Thai Prime Minister: 'Woman's Touch' Needed in South China Sea Dispute

Yingluck Shinawatra said her government will "make every effort to help build trust and confidence" among parties in the South China Sea disputes in a speech at Asia Society in New York. more
Burton Levin, former U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, addresses Asia Society Hong Kong on September 20, 2012.

Former US Ambassador to Myanmar on Thein Sein's 'Totally Different Course'

Burton Levin, who represented the U.S. in the Southeast Asian nation from 1987 to 1990, discussed the current political situation in Myanmar recently at Asia Society in Hong Kong. more

Burton Levin: 'The Vague Hope' for the Future of Myanmar

Burton Levin, former Ambassador to Myanmar, speaks about the state of affairs in Myanmar and the cautious optimism for life after military rule. more
President of Myanmar Thien Sein in Singapore, Jan 30, 2012. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

What Would You Ask Myanmar President Thein Sein? #asktheinsein

Myanmar's President will be at Asia Society NY Sept 27, what questions would you like him to answer? more

Aung San Suu Kyi: No Need to 'Cling' to Sanctions

Aung San Suu Kyi speaks out in favor of easing economic sanctions against Myanmar. more

The 'Three Arms of Democracy' and the Rule of Law

Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the critical areas to watch with regard to ongoing reforms in Myanmar. more

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar, the US, and China

Aung San Suu Kyi states that the American re-engagement with her country shouldn't be seen as a hostile step toward China. more