Thein Sein

  • Manmohan Singh heads for Myanmar summit on regional ties 02-03-2014 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Manmohan Singh leaves for Myanmar capital Nai Pyi Taw on Monday for the six-nation BIMSTEC meet on regional ties, in what could be his last foreign visit as prime minister, and also hold bilateral talks with its leadership. Apart from engaging with his host, Myanmar President U Thein...
  • Myanmar Muslims hide in forests amid deadly sectarian clashes 03-10-2013 12:01 PM

    Terrified Muslim families hid in forests in western Myanmar a day after fleeing renewed sectarian violence that killed at least five people even as the President toured the divided region for the first time. The violence underscored the government's failure to stop the unrest from spreading since it erupted last...
  • Myanmar president visits sectarian-hit areas 01-10-2013 04:39 PM

    Yangon: President Thein Sein travelled to Myanmar's conflict-torn west as a new spate of mob-led arson attacks against Muslim homes erupted Tuesday, his first visit to the divided region since sectarian violence broke out more than a year ago. A senior official in the president's office said Thein Sein arrived...
  • Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims 21-05-2013 06:21 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to take steps to halt violence against Muslims in his country and move ahead with economic and political reforms. Thein Sein became the first head of Myanmar to visit the White House in 47 years, and he and Obama...
  • Hillary Clinton to meet Myanmar President today 01-12-2011 07:25 AM

    Washington: As US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins her busy schedule on Thursday, after an overnight stay in Naypuidaw hotel meeting the top leadership of the country in this remote Capital, officials here said her meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein could probably last a few hours. The reason...
  • Myanmar: new President sworn in, junta disbands 30-03-2011 04:42 PM

    Yangon: Myanmar's new president was sworn in on Wednesday, officially launching a new administration to replace the military junta that has ruled the country for the past two decades. Thein Sein was sworn in as Myanmar's new president in a ceremony held in Naypyitaw, the country's capital since 2005. He...