Suu Kyi has heart check-up

Detained Myanmar opposition leader briefly admitted to Yangon hospital, officials say.

    Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained for
    14 of the past 20 years [AFP]

    She is currently being detained at her lakeside villa where she is believed to have monthly medical checks from her doctor.

    She receives few other outside visitors.

    Last May, during her detention at Yangon's Insein prison, her National League for Democracy (NLD) party said it was "very concerned" for her health.

    At the time she was being held in the jail facing trial over an incident in which an uninvited American man swam to her home.

    Following that trial she was sentenced to a further term of house arrest, which is due to expire at the end of this year.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    Why America's Russia hysteria is dangerous

    The US exaggerating and obsessing about foreign threats seems quite similar to what is happening in Russia.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months