by Michael Lerner Reconstruction has proceeded very slowly.
by Erin Wright Rodrigo Duterte, likened in many ways to Donald Trump, is under fire for rape remarks.
Analysts attribute ruling party's defeat to voters' angst over sluggish economy and lack of job opportunities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will angle for a resumption of talks about North Korea's nuclear issue.
Nobel laureate will join cabinet despite being barred from presidency by a constitutional provision.
Htin Kyaw plans to create an ethnic affairs ministry to ensure the rights of minorities.
by Michael Lerner The protest was a test case for Beijing's plan to lay off 1.8mn coal and steel workers.
Htin Kyaw elected the country's first civilian leader in decades. Suu Kyi was barred from running but has said she will lead the country anyway.
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