At least two women and a child were stabbed to death in Myanmar's anti-Rohingya violence
Myanmar's Rakhine state remains extremely tense after several outbreaks of communal bloodshed between Buddhist and Muslim communities since 2012.
Myanmar: Hell hath no fury like Hpakant
Men seek to escape poverty in the jade mines. Instead, it’s the drug dealers and middlemen who get rich.
In mountainous Kachin, the government stands accused of 'genocide' by heroin.
Myanmar opium production highest in over a decade
Myanmar, the world's second largest opium producer after Afghanistan, saw a 26 percent leap in production this year.
Rohingya activist: Americans, say 'yes' to House Resolution 418
Commentary: We are not permitted to access health care because we are Rohingya. We are banned from civil servant jobs. We are not allowed to marry without permission. Here's what you can do.
Hard lessons from Myanmar, five years after Cyclone Nargis
Shattered glass: A world class atelier still lies in ruins.
in the gold mines of Myanmar, 'gun disease' rages
The country's gold miners are not given any respiration equipment by mine owners and frequently suffer from a lung disease without a formal diagnosis.
Myanmar police uncover plot to bomb mosques
Police in Myanmar have arrested three Buddhist men accused of planning bomb attacks on mosques.
As mega-typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, disaster-ready Filipinos know exactly how to respond
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
What does the (South Asian) man say?
A new film series examines the struggles of men in Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.
Aung San Suu Kyi finally collects her 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
When the European Parliament named Suu Kyi the winner of the award, she was living under house arrest in Burma.
Myanmar bombings kill at least one, injure six
More bombings rocked Myanmar on Thursday, killing at least one and injuring six.
Bomb planted in hotel bathroom injures US tourist in Myanmar
A hotel room bomb at the pricy Traders Hotel in Yangon is the latest in a series of small explosions in Myanmar.
Myanmar police probe string of bomb blasts
Police in Myanmar said Monday they were investigating a series of mysterious bomb blasts that have left two people dead and several wounded in recent days.
Do 'rapidly breeding' Rohingya Muslims really threaten Myanmar's Buddhist identity?
Amid pogroms, Harvard researchers say the 'Rohingya menace' is Myanmar’s version of Reagan’s 'welfare queen' folk tale.
Myanmar frees 56 political prisoners
Numbers for political prisoners held in Myanmar vary, but Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party said there were around 140 activists held before Tuesday's announcement.
As Obama's Asia 'pivot' falters, China steps into the gap
While diplomats downplayed Obama's no-show in Asia this week, the image of a dysfunctional Washington bolsters China's rise.
Latest Myanmar violence blamed on religious and ethnic extremists
Sectarian violence in Myanmar has killed at least 240 people and displaced 140,000, most of them Muslims, since June 2012.
Myanmar president visits riot-hit western state
In the latest clashes, a mob of hundreds of Buddhists burned houses and stabbed a 94-year-old woman to death in the Thandwe area of Rakhine.
'Made in Myanmar' clothing, coming to a mall near you
But can this troubled nation avoid Bangladesh-style factory horrors?
Myanmar: 'No woman, no peace'
Women's groups gather for the first time to collectively address the daily dangers posed in one of Asia's poorest nations.
Myanmar: Will anyone speak up for the world's most persecuted minority?
Commentary: Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims continue to be targets of ethnic cleansing.
Suu Kyi says constitution changes 'crucial' for Myanmar transition
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday in Budapest that her country "cannot be a democratic nation as long as the (present) constitution is in effect."
In China, too many retweets could land you in prison
The Communist Party seeks to tame China's savage social media sphere.
Broke, abandoned and depressed
A tragic end game for Myanmar’s freed democracy advocates
Youth interrupted: Underage, illiterate breadwinners
Inside Myanmar’s Dickensian child labor economy.
Mock stars: Myanmar’s pop plagiarists
How a censored nation spawned an alternative rock ‘n’ roll reality.
US considers increased military ties to Myanmar
The US cut defense training to the southeast Asian nation 25 years ago amid a violent government crackdown on protesters.
Yet again, Myanmar rape allegations spark anti-Muslim riots
Buddhists behaving badly: As villagers rampage, Burmese monks sow fear of rapacious Muslim men.
Child mortality in Myanmar
A photo essay on child mortality in Myanmar
Myanmar’s new art genre: power tools and slinky babes (PHOTOS)
Barbed wire. Sheet metal. What can’t models hawk in Myanmar?