May 3, 2013

Japan's approach to Myanmar

If Shinzo Abe visits Myanmar later this month as planned to deepen economic ties, it will be the first trip to that country by Japan's prime minister since 1977.

Suu Kyi pays visit to Abe

Apr 19, 2013

Suu Kyi pays visit to Abe

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Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Thursday, and the two agreed education of the young is key to the country’s future development, Japanese officials said. It is the first time that ...

Suu Kyi takes in Japan's top technologies

Apr 19, 2013

Suu Kyi takes in Japan's top technologies

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi viewed Japanese technology firsthand Thursday, visiting 634-meter Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest broadcast tower, and Panasonic Corp.'s showroom in the Ariake area on Tokyo Bay.

Apr 18, 2013

Ms. Suu Kyi visits Japan

As a result of Aung San Suu Kyi's first visit to Japan in nearly 27 years, the government should work out a basic principle for providing assistance to Myanmar.

Suu Kyi makes overture to military

Apr 17, 2013

Suu Kyi makes overture to military

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday she wants to forge a better relationship with the military establishment to win its cooperation to reform the country’s controversial constitution. In a lecture to students at the University of Tokyo, the 67-year-old head of ...

Apr 17, 2013

Abe to be urged to up support for Myanmar democratization efforts

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks Thursday with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, during which they are expected to discuss Japanese support for the democratization process in her country, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday. Suu Kyi, who is on ...

Suu Kyi travels to Kyoto on second day of Japan visit

Apr 15, 2013

Suu Kyi travels to Kyoto on second day of Japan visit

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday traveled to Kyoto in central Japan on the second day of her weeklong visit to Japan. Suu Kyi rode on a shinkansen train from Tokyo to the ancient Japanese capital, where she resided as a ...

Suu Kyi visiting to drum up support

Apr 13, 2013

Suu Kyi visiting to drum up support

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will arrive in Japan on Saturday for her first visit in 27 years to discuss support for her fast-reforming nation, government officials said. Tokyo aims to strengthen ties with the 67-year-old democracy icon, who is highly influential ...