Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says peace process will be government’s priority

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday the country’s peace process will be the first priority of her new government that will take power later this year, following a landslide victory in a November election. The country has struggled for decades to reach lasting peace agreements with a multitude of ethnic minority guerrilla groups […]

Skirting Comedy Limits in Myanmar

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Emerging from behind a tawdry blue curtain in the garage of his three-story home here in Myanmar’s second-largest city, U Lu Maw made his way onto a makeshift stage to do what he does best: tell jokes. “I don’t trust the government,” Mr. Lu Maw, 66, bellowed into the microphone in English […]