Dec 7: Put on trial by the generals who overthrew her elected government in a coup that cut short democratic reforms she had fought for decades to bring about, Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced on Monday to four years in prison.

YANGON, Dec 6: Myanmar's junta jailed ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday for four years for incitement against the military and breaching Covid rules, a government spokesman told AFP, the first of a series of possible sentences that could see the Nobel laureate imprisoned for decades.

MYANMAR, March 12: Myanmar activists pledged to hold more rallies and strikes on Friday, a day after a rights group said security forces killed 12 protesters and as the lawyer of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi ridiculed new bribery allegations against her.

TOKYO, Feb 14: Thousands of mostly silent demonstrators paraded through central Tokyo on Sunday in protest against the coup in Myanmar, many carrying photos of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi in what organisers said was the largest such march in Japan to date.

MYANMAR, Feb 14: Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Myanmar’s major cities for a ninth straight day of anti-coup demonstrations on Sunday, after a fearful night as residents formed patrols and the army rolled back laws protecting freedoms.

MYANMAR, Feb 13: Myanmar’s army on Saturday ordered the arrest of seven well-known backers of protests against this month’s coup, including Min Ko Naing, who has been a leading pro-democracy activist since bloodily supressed protests in 1988.

MYANMAR, Feb 12: Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the junta’s call to halt mass gatherings.

MYANMAR, Feb 12: Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the junta’s call to halt mass gatherings.

MYANMAR, Feb 5: The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military and stressed the need to uphold democracy, but stopped short of condemning this week’s coup.

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Feb 1: Myanmar’s military has taken control of the country under a one-year state of emergency and reports say State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other government leaders have been detained. Here are some possible reasons why the military has taken over now:

MYANMAR, Feb 1: A verified Facebook account from Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party on Monday published a statement on behalf of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying that people should not accept a military coup and should protest.

MYANMAR, Feb 1: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party were detained in an early morning raid on Monday, the spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy said.

MYANMAR, Feb 1: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has sent a message of congratulations to State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on the landslide victory of National League for Democracy (NLD) in the recent general elections.

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Nepal is making preparations for the prospective visit of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said on Monday.

YANGON, Feb 1: Myanmar’s government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first democratic leader in decades would safeguard free speech, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.

Aung San Suu Kyi returns home

December 2, 2018 12:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi returned home on Sunday after participating in the Asia Pacific Summit 2018 organized in Kathmandu by Universal Peace Federation.

Good opportunity

December 1, 2018 00:05 am

A number of heads of states and governments are in Kathmandu for an important conference. Cambodian Prime Minister, the vice president of Republic of the Philippines, and Myanmar’s state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi are participating in the Asia Pacific Summit 2018. Moreover, speakers of the house, members of parliament and other high ranking officials from around the world are here.

Nepal, Myanmar sign trade agreement

November 30, 2018 18:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal and Myanmar have signed an agreement on trade and investment today. This is the first time such agreement has been reached between the two countries.

Aung San Suu Kyi, Prez Bhandari meets

November 30, 2018 11:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi paid a courtesy call to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at the latter's residence today. Su Ki arrived in Kathmandu yesterday at the official invitation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Nov 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 29, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen and State Counsellor and  Foreign Minister of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi are arriving in Nepal on Thursday on a bilateral visit to Nepal.

Nov 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 26, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

LONDON, Nov 13: Amnesty International has withdrawn a prestigious human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, following what it described as a “shameful betrayal” of the values she once stood for.

OTTAWA, Oct 3: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday (Oct 2) over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation's military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

HANOI/UNITED NATIONS, Sept 14: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday the jailing of two Reuters journalists had nothing to do with freedom of expression and that they can appeal against their seven-year sentences, prompting a sharp rebuke from the United States.