Meth is now cheaper than a meal at Burger King in much of Asia
Asia’s favorite high — meth — is cheap, dirty and more popular than ever.
Exclusive: Before Myanmar seized migrant boat, the Rohingya onboard were whisked away
People who were on the boat said between 150-200 Rohingya were aboard at one point. Many were quietly taken by traffickers in the week before the navy brought the ship to shore.
Here is what Tony Abbott has to say to some of the most persecuted people on Earth
Compassion is apparently not the Australian prime minister's defining characteristic.
The US says it will take in some of Asia’s most persecuted people
Here's what would have to happen for a Rohingya refugee to make it to the United States.
This is how bad it is for some of the most persecuted people on Earth
The Rohingya are fleeing terrifying persecution in Myanmar only to meet unimaginable horror in Thailand.
Thailand’s death camps may be the most horrifying places in Southeast Asia
When the world's most persecuted people flee, it only gets worse.
Almost 500 Rohingya rescued off Indonesia: officials
Rescuers Sunday brought ashore 469 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh after their wooden boat arrived off Aceh in northwest Indonesia, an official said.
This new messaging app from developers in Myanmar is kind of revolutionary
Hush is the right name for an app that lets people in Myanmar — a country that just recently emerged from oppressive isolation — talk freely.
Bushwick is over. Time to move to Yangon
The largest city in Myanmar is on the cusp of a major hipster revolution. And it's hard to say if that's a good thing or not.
Myanmar is using Ferguson to justify its latest crackdown on protesters
The over-the-top police aggression in Ferguson, Missouri last summer was a gift to officials in Myanmar.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.
Cops are beating up students in Myanmar again
But this time, it could cost the country billions of dollars.
Many Westerners pouring into Myanmar have no idea how offensive they are being
And in Myanmar, dissing Buddha can bring on death threats and prison time.
Tens of thousands of civilians flee conflict in Myanmar
Myanmar's government has made signing a nationwide ceasefire a key pillar of its reforms — but the fighting has raised fears those efforts are unraveling.
Myanmar’s most dazzling and dangerous festival (PHOTOS)
A mix of gas and pyrotechnics to celebrate the end of the monsoon season.
Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Here’s one reason Southeast Asia’s skies are getting so chaotic
Thanks to Asia’s rising middle class, the stratosphere is getting really crowded.
Chinese meth bust smells a lot like ‘Breaking Bad’
Unemployed family man seized the opportunity, got busted, but ended up a folk hero.
Even with social media boost, big challenges ahead for Rohingya advocates
Other pressing issues threaten to overtake the fight to return citizenship to the beleaguered Muslim minority.
US presses Myanmar to draft a plan to give Rohingya Muslims citizenship
Many Myanmar officials reject the term Rohingya, insisting the population was historically known as Bengali.
Obama says Myanmar is 'backsliding' on some reforms
Obama will meet pro-democracy figurehead and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon later this week.
Myanmar’s generals are blocking Aung San Suu Kyi’s presidential bid
This week, on a trip to Myanmar, Obama is expected to let them know that’s just fine.
Taiwan courts China, despite rifts and pressure
In an exclusive interview, President Ma Ying Jeou says Taiwan is watching whether Beijing honors its promises in Hong Kong.
Heroin use is so high in Myanmar that syringes now serve as currency
Shopkeepers dispense needles as small change. Addicts prefer them to dirty, worn bills.
Rich Chinese are literally eating this exotic mammal into extinction
GlobalPost visits a border outpost where the world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu.
Thailand’s junta bribes traffic cops to stop taking bribes
Amid rampant corruption, police can score $300 just for turning down payoffs.
The international community must not consent to 'new Burmese apartheid'
Opinion: Muslims are suffering at the hands of Myanmar's government, which is now planning an awful new program.
Myanmar says it will release more than 3,000 prisoners
Some military intelligence agency officers were imprisoned a decade ago during a purge by the former ruling military.
Al Qaeda hopes to exploit the plight of Myanmar’s embattled Muslims
But the terror group is bound to worsen their woes.
Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction
The world’s fourth most common psychoactive habit delivers a potent buzz and lots of red saliva.
In newly liberated Myanmar, hatred spreads on Facebook
After multiple episodes of rumor-triggered violence, some question whether freedom of expression has arrived too quickly.