The United States, Liberia and Myanmar are the only countries in the world that do not officially use the metric system for weights and measurements. On the brink of Thursday’s Brexit vote, author Daniel Pink wonders when, if ever, the…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration lifted sanctions against 10 state-run Myanmar companies and banks Tuesday in response to the Southeast Asian nation's historic transition to democracy, but it retained restrictions on trade and investment with the still-powerful military.
By Michael D. Regan and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
The U.S. business lobby says it is high time to drop the remaining U.S. sanctions on Myanmar, but human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers say not so fast.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is telling Myanmar's new president that his election marks a "historic step forward" for democracy in Myanmar.
By Larisa Epatko
This week, Myanmar held its first free elections in 25 years and an Islamic State killer was targeted in a U.S. airstrike. Test your knowledge of these international events and more in our 5-minute quiz.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is congratulating democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi for the success of her opposition party in Myanmar's historic elections.
By News Desk
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has won a majority of parliamentary seats in the country’s first free elections in 25 years, and on Wednesday the government promised a stable transition of power.
By PBS NewsHour
Though the outcome is still not certain, the historic election in Myanmar was a day 25 years in the making. Judy Woodruff takes a closer look at the struggle for democracy with Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Tom…
Myanmar is on track to hand a landslide election victory to the party of former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports on the drama leading up to outcome.
In Myanmar, the country's freest election ever this weekend will determine control of the nation's parliament, which is still dominated by the military. Aung San Suu Kyi leads the main opposition party and is seeking re-election. Suzanne DiMaggio of The…
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