Newly elected Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Bangkok on the first stop of her historic world tour. This is the first time Suu Kyi has left Myanmar since being put under house arrest in 1988. While in Thailand, Suu Kyi is scheduled to attend the World Economic Forum on East Asia where she will speak next Friday. After a quick stop back in Myanmar, Suu Kyi also plans to travel to Europe in June, including a trip to Oslo, Norway to formally accept the Nobel Peace Prize that she had won 21 years ago.
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