Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailand

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi left Myanmar for the first time in 24 years Tuesday when she took a surprise visit to Thailand. To see photos and read more please follow the link below.

Change in Myanmar

Things are rapidly changing in Myanmar, but pro-democratic leader Suu Kyi expresses caution: “This is a possible first step,” said Aung San Suu Kyi via Skype at the Council on Foreign Relations on Tuesday (5/15/2012). ”I sometimes feel that people are too optimistic about the scene in Burma. You have to remember that the democratization…

Myanmar is in the News

Myanmar is in the news! In a historic move, the United States has restored full diplomatic relations with Myanmar (Burma). Please read more about this wonderful development by clicking on the link below:

Updates from Judah

Yangon Orphanage Update: K. Sar Ram was sick with tuberculosis, but he is now taking medicine and is getting better. Dakum Pong is in 11th grade, but the school teachers and the principal saw that he could not pass the high school exam, and therefore suggested that he seek vocational training instead of schooling. The…