15 Jan '12, 8am

Aung San Suu Kyi hints at possible government role

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Sunday that said she did not rule out taking a government position if she wins a parliamentary seat in upcoming by-elections. -- PHOTO: AP YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Sunday that said she did not rule out taking a government position if she wins a parliamentary seat in upcoming by-elections. 'It depends on the circumstances and it depends (on) minister of what,' the Nobel laureate replied when asked whether she would accept a government post if offered one. When a reporter suggested the post of foreign minister, she laughed and replied: 'I will have to think very seriously about that.' The 66-year-old, who was released from years of house arrest in November 2010 soon after a controversial election won by the military's political allies, plans to contest the April 1 by-election in a con...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STI...

Tweets

French minister to meet Suu Kyi on Myanmar visit

French minister to meet Suu Kyi on Myanmar visit

channelnewsasia.com 15 Jan '12, 4am

YANGON: France's foreign minister is due to meet democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday during a historic visit to as...

Aung San Suu Kyi registers as candidate to run for parliament seat in Myanmar by-elections

Aung San Suu Kyi registers as candidate to run ...

straitstimes.com 18 Jan '12, 5am

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi registered on Wednesday to run for a seat in parliament in April 1 by-elections...

DTN Singapore: Suu Kyi registers as candidate in Myanmar by-election: YANGON: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San...

DTN Singapore: Suu Kyi registers as candidate i...

channelnewsasia.com 18 Jan '12, 5am

YANGON: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi registered Wednesday to run for a seat in parliament in an April 1 by-e...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi could get government role: Official

Myanmar's Suu Kyi could get government role: Of...

straitstimes.com 08 Jan '12, 11am

Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi could be given a job in Myanmar's nominally civilian government if she is elected to p...

Myanmar is 'on the verge of breakthrough' to democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi says

Myanmar is 'on the verge of breakthrough' to de...

straitstimes.com 12 Jan '12, 1am

Myanmar's opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi (above) said on Wednesday that her country was 'on the verge of a breakthrough ...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi confirms she will be...

straitstimes.com 10 Jan '12, 5am

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has confirmed she will run for a parliamentary seat in April by-elections. -- P...

Suu Kyi becomes key to complex Myanmar politics...

blog.limkitsiang.com 23 Jan '12, 6am

By Didier Lauras (AFP) 23rd Jan 2012 YANGON — Aung San Suu Kyi is playing an increasingly important role in Myanmar, helpi...

Myanmar approves Suu Kyi's party for election

Myanmar approves Suu Kyi's party for election

straitstimes.com 05 Jan '12, 12pm

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Myanmar's government on Thursday approved her National League for Democracy (NLD) ...

Germany government said to be about to discuss ...

digitimes.com 16 Jan '12, 4am

The unexpected high number of solar PV system installations in Germany in 2011 may ignite the possibility for the governme...

Suu Kyi becomes key to complex Myanmar politics...

blog.limkitsiang.com 23 Jan '12, 6am

By Didier Lauras (AFP) 23rd Jan 2012 YANGON — Aung San Suu Kyi is playing an increasingly important role in Myanmar, helpi...

AFP: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says release of more political prisoners is a “positive sign” #Burma #Myanmar

AFP: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says release of more ...

channelnewsasia.com 13 Jan '12, 4am

YANGON - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party on Friday welcomed a new political prisoner amnesty ...