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  • 'The Lady': Luc Besson, Michelle Yeoh on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

     
    Director Luc Besson and star Michelle Yeoh dicuss making "The Lady" and meeting its real-life heroine, Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese dissident and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner....
  • 'The Lady': Luc Besson's film about Myanmar's Suu Kyi was risky business

     
    In a video, director Luc Besson discusses the challenges of shooting parts of "The Lady," his bio-pic about Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, on location in Myanmar....
  • 'The Lady': Re-creating 15 years of house arrest [Video]

     
    When Luc Besson was making "The Lady," his bio-pic starring Michelle Yeoh as Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, he knew the film had to look and sound as authentic as possible....
  • Myanmar handed ASEAN chair over objections of many in U.S.

     
    Leaders of a Southeast Asian trade group have recognized Myanmar as their rotating chairman. The decision by ASEAN gives Myanmar the diplomatic recognition it’s long craved over the objections of many in the United States who argue that more time is...
  • Shepard Fairey modifies 'Hope' poster for Occupy movement

     
    Shepard Fairey is perhaps one of the most politically engaged street artists working today. In recent weeks, he has lent his support to the various Occupy protests around the country, even creating a poster for the Occupy Wall Street movement. Now...
  • Obama's easing of Myanmar stance stemmed from sanctions' failure

     
    Soon after taking office, President Obama ordered a review of U.S. policy toward the repressive government in Myanmar that reached a stark conclusion: Attempts to isolate the Myanmar regime weren’t working....
  • Clinton holds landmark meeting with Myanmar president

     
    Clinton Myanmar North Korea Human Rights: Hillary Clinton meets with Myanmar President where she's expected to discuss North Korea and Human Rights....
  • Hillary Clinton arrives in Myanmar for historic visit

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Myanmar on Wednesday for a historic three-day visit aimed at encouraging reform and assessing progress in the long-isolated nation....
  • Athena Film Festival, celebrating women, announces its lineup

     
    The Athena Film Festival, described as a "celebration of women and leadership,” announced its lineup....
  • Pagoda festival long banned in Myanmar celebrated again

     
    In Myanmar, thousands thronged to a sacred shrine studded with diamonds for a Buddhist festival that was banned for more than two decades under the former military regime, the latest sign of change in the southeast Asian country. And what a sight it was....
  • Myanmar voters sweep Aung San Suu Kyi into parliament, party says

     
    The people of Myanmar got their first taste of democracy in two decades Sunday when they elected popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a seat in Parliament, according to her party, ushering in a new political era in the long-isolated Southeast...