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In a speech at a university in Washington, Thein Sein called for a new era in U.S.-Myanmar relations.
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Human rights activists accuse the Obama administration of moving too fast to reward the reformist government of Thein Sein, who on Monday will become the first president of Myanmar to visit the...
8 days ago
The United States has been a prime mover in urging Thein Sein to introduce reforms after five decades of repressive military rule that ended when he became an elected head of state in 2011.
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Thein Sein vowed Monday that his government would do everything it can to protect the rights of minority Muslims.
19 days ago
The actions come as expectation mounts that Myanmar's reformist President Thein Sein will visit the White House this month.
123 days ago
Ye Htut, a spokesman for President Thein Sein, accused rebels of attacking a police station in Hphakant before dawn on Saturday, killing two police.
137 days ago
But relations have cooled as Thein Sein's government has reached out to the West to help kick-start economic growth.
138 days ago
An order in late 2011 by Thein Sein to halt offensive operations against the Kachin was not honored in practice.
147 days ago
Thein Sein told the gathering that "good governance is still very weak in Myanmar" compared to international norms.
173 days ago
Myanmar's reformist leader, President Thein Sein, had set a harsh tone over the summer, saying that "it is impossible to accept those Rohingya who are not our ethnic nationals.
173 days ago
The move risks becoming a public relations and political fiasco for Thein Sein's government, which has touted Myanmar's transition to democracy after almost five decades of repressive military rule.