29 Dec 2010

Suu Kyi seeks links with young generation

6:04 am on 29 December 2010

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met several hundred young people in Myanmar as part of attempts to forge links with a new generation after her release from house arrest.

They reportedly discussed forming a network to improve communications between them, to raise awareness of politics and other issues.

About a third of the population of the country, which was formerly known as Burma, is under 18.