• 19 Jun 2012

    On the first day of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to the UK, she emphasises the importance of the “rule of law” as a means to achieving democracy.

  • 30 May 2012

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi receives a rapturous reception in Thailand by crowds celebrating her first trip outside Myanmar in nearly a quarter of a century.

  • 2 May 2012

    John Sparks blogs on Aung San Suu Kyi’s decision to back down in a dispute over the wording of the country’s parliamentary oath.

  • 13 Apr 2012

    Years of western pressure did not bring change to Burma. Was it wariness of Chinese which did the trick? Or did the generals understand after the “saffron revolution” in 2007, when monks took to the streets, that they could not keep power forever? Was it Cyclone Nargis? The endless patience of Aung San Suu Kyi? Or was it one man, U Thein Sein, who saw a moment to make history?

  • 13 Apr 2012

    Burma edges towards the discomforts of democracy

    The PM is now dining with Aung San Suu Kyi before flying home from Rangoon. He won ASSK’s strong support for suspending EU sanctions, as he knew he would – it was largely her idea.

  • 13 Apr 2012

    Cameron’s links with Aung San Suu Kyi

    En route to Burma with David Cameron. The Burma trip will be the first by a British Prime Minister ever, according to FCO archivists who have been tasked with scouring the records. It’ll be the first by a sitting Western head of government since the military took control in 1962.

  • 1 Apr 2012

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s party says the pro-democracy campaigner has won a seat in historic by-elections in the country. But could allegations of intimidation undermine the regime’s push for legitimacy?

  • 22 Mar 2012

    Imagine our surprise on arrival at Rangoon’s airport, when a plain clothes operative came back with our press cards and passports with a watery smile and a (barely-audible) ‘welcome to Myanmar’

  • 19 Mar 2012

    Channel 4 News Asia correspondent John Sparks writes his own travel guide to the capital city of Burma, Naypyidaw

  • 13 Jan 2012

    As hundreds of political dissidents, politicians and journalists are freed in Burma, one analyst tells Channel 4 News the acid test for the country will be whether it allows free and fair elections.

  • 6 Jan 2012

    Foreign Secretary William Hague says a “long darkness” in Burma may be ending – but calls jointly with democracy campaigner Suu Kyi for more changes before sanctions can be lifted.

  • 5 Jan 2012

    Foreign Secretary William Hague says Burma has promised to release political prisoners and continue reforms. He is due to meet democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday.

  • 21 Jun 2011

    Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s life under house arrest would have been lacking without the presence of an unlikely hero – “Hairy Cornflake” Dave Lee Travis.

  • 23 Nov 2010

    Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi has been reunited with her son after 11 years apart. The pro-democracy leader was released from house arrest earlier in November.

  • 14 Nov 2010

    “If my people are not free, how can you say I’m free? We are not free. Either we are all free together or we are all not free together,” Aung San Suu Kyi told her supporters today.