Indonesian special envoy Ali Alatas went into meetings with Myanmar's military government yesterday sounding less certain that he would meet detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she recovered from surgery.
Malaysia is not 'too ambitious' about the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) because it knows how difficult it is to get the 50 over countries and for the 1.3 billion Muslims worldwide to unite, said Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
B>YANGON:/BA UN rights envoy met Myanmar government officials yesterday, kicking off a week-long bid to persuade the military junta to free democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and address its much-criticised rights record.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to be released from house arrest in time to join constitutional talks with the military government next month, a top Asian diplomat said yesterday.
A seven-year-old girl clutching a teddy bear was among a group of 20 Myanmar nationals who were detained by police for staging an illegal demonstration outside the Myanmar Embassy in Jalan Ru, off Jalan Ampang here yesterday.
Lawmakers from South-East Asia will meet this week to build a common stand on Myanmar, bringing more pressure on the military junta to restore democracy and free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, an official said Tuesday.