copper mine protest

Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to a protester at a village near a Chinese-backed copper mine project in Monywa, northern Myanmar. Photo: AP

Suu Kyi draws rare rancour over Myanmar mine report

Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced the wrath of hundreds of villagers on Thursday angered by her defence of an independent report that backed expansion of a copper mine they say was built on illegally seized land.