Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate, said her country’s national reconciliation won’t be helped by singling out groups such as the Muslim minority and Kachin rebels as special cases.
TPG Capital and former LightSquared Inc. Chief Executive Officer Sanjiv Ahuja are teaming up on a telecommunications venture in Myanmar, the first foray by a big- name U.S. private-equity firm in the country since it emerged from military rule three years ago.
Coca-Cola Co. and Suzuki Motor Corp. are among companies pushing demand for transportation of machinery to Myanmar to bottle drinks and make trucks, after the country’s five decades of isolation during military rule.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is pressing Myanmar’s leaders over concerns about the country’s links to North Korea and its lack of internal freedoms, ahead of a meeting with civil rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Myanmar civil rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi after pressing the nation’s leaders over concerns about links to North Korea and the country’s lack of internal freedoms.