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Thein Sein is a Burmese politician and military figure who has been President of Burma (Myanmar) since March 2011. Previously he was Prime Minister from 2007 until 2011. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Julie Bishop raises human rights concerns with Myanmar president Thein Sein
2014-07-03
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has raised human rights issues during talks with the president of Myanmar, Thein Sein. Ms Bishop is on a three-day tour to strengthen ties with the Myanmar government. She has had a formal meeting with the president and ...
(Yahoo!7 News)
  1. Julie Bishop to raise human rights concerns with Burma president
  2. Myanmar president urges people to avoid hatred-inciting behavior
  3. Julie Bishop raises human rights concerns with Myanmar president Thein Sein

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Is Thein Sein Myanmar's real champion of democracy?
2014-07-02
Myanmar's current constitution, drafted by a body appointed by the military that included Thein Sein, was subsequently adopted at a corrupted referendum. Myanmar has experienced a spectacular awakening under the presidency of Thein Sein. His role in ...
(The Age)
  1. Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop embarks on first visit to Myanmar
  2. Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to discuss human rights during ...
  3. What Bishop must do in Burma

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Lonely China woos its neighbours
2014-06-29
At the weekend President Xi Jinping rolled out the welcome mat for Indian vice-president Hamid Ansari and Myanmar President Thein Sein. Later this week he travels to South Korea for his fourth meeting with President Park Geun-hye, but the first in ...
(The Australian Financial Review)
  1. China says it will never seek regional hegemony
  2. China seeks a better world in new era on 60th anniversary of Five Principles
  3. China Celebrates 60 Years of Peaceful Coexistence Principles

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Thein Sein gets red carpet treatment in Beijing
2014-06-28
Chinese President Xi Jinping hosted Thein Sein for cordial talks after the latter's arrival in the Chinese capital on Friday. According to Chinese media, Xi hailed Sino-Burmese cooperation as “reciprocal and win-win”, and said his government encourages ...
(Democratic Voice of Burma)
  1. China calls for stronger border defenses
  2. China's Xi holds talks with Myanmar president
  3. China, Myanmar pledge friendship, cooperation

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Profile: Myanmar President Thein Sein
2014-06-26
After being named interim prime minister in May 2007, Thein Sein was formally appointed to the position in October and promoted to the military rank of general in November of the same year. During the 2010 general election, he was elected to the House ...
(Shanghai Daily (subscription))
  1. President to celebrate peaceful coexistence with China and India
  2. Reflecting on China's Five Principles, 60 Years Later
  3. Myanmar to issue new post stamps to mark 60-year-old peace principles

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Myanmar has become an obscenity within Asean
2014-06-20
When Barack Obama visited Myanmar in November 2012 and hosted President Thein Sein, a former general, in Washington in May 2013 it meant the US had embraced a nation it once considered pariah. Washington's engagement is growing deeper.
(Daily Sabah)
  1. Myanmar removes officials as religious tensions simmer
  2. Myanmar President 'retires' troubled Rakhine State's CM
  3. Troubled Rakhine state's CM retires

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Thein Sein Picks New Religion Minister Amid Graft Allegations
2014-06-20
RANGOON — President Thein Sein has moved quickly to plug a hole in his cabinet lineup, nominating Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Soe Win to replace Hsan Hsint, who had led the ministry until the president sacked him in a cabinet shakeup this week.
(The Irrawaddy News Magazine)
  1. Religion minister was expecting to get axed
  2. Religious Affairs Minister sacked in aftermath of monastery raid
  3. Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Sint suspended and detained for misuse

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Chief Minister of Troubled Myanmar State Retires
2014-06-20
The chief minister of Myanmar's Rakhine state that has been embroiled in sectarian violence has retired and the country's religious affairs minister has been fired. An announcement signed by President Thein Sein gave no explanation for Hla Maung Tin's ...
(ABC News)
  1. Myanmar's president sacks Cabinet minister, chief minister

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Local boy Thein Sein attends Irrawaddy delta rally
2014-06-16
The people of Irrawaddy Division should put their support behind President Thein Sein and his Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), said the region's Chief Minister Thein Aung, himself a member of Burma's ruling party. Speaking to local ...
(Democratic Voice of Burma)
  1. Scrap the Religious Conversion Bill, Group Tells Thein Sein
  2. Advocacy Groups Claim Burma's Discriminatory Religious Conversion Law ...
  3. Myanmar teeters between hope and fear

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