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?
In Myanmar, an emerging democracy struggles to save its children
After decades of government neglect, the country's health care system has a chance to serve its people as outside help rushes in.
Myanmar remembers the bloody summer of 8888, 25 years later
Activists in Myanmar marked the 25th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy rallies in the summer of 1988.
Myanmar monasteries offer bootcamp for the spirit
Pre-dawn wake-up calls, days of silence and hunger may not be everyone's idea of a holiday, but for tourists seeking spiritual sustenance Myanmar's monasteries offer help on the path to Buddhist nirvana.
Myanmar revises controversial Chinese-backed mine deal
The new terms give the Myanmar government 51 percent of the revenue in an apparent attempt to assuage public anger by giving the nation a share of the profits.
Hip-hop can't stop, won't stop in Burma
As Myanmar opens up to the rest of the world, foreign influence — in the form of hip-hop culture — has already taken hold.
Another 73 political prisoners go free in Myanmar
With one more mass amnesty under his belt, is President Thein Sein advancing toward his promise of releasing all remaining political prisoners by the end of the year?
Myanmar frees around 70 political prisoners
Myanmar President Thein Sein vowed to free all dissidents by the end of the year.
Bomb explodes meters from Myanmar's radical Buddhist monk Wirathu
Wirathu, a radical Buddhist monk who has been accused of stirring religious tensions in Myanmar, had a close shave when a bomb exploded yards from him.
Myanmar promises to free all political prisoners
Myanmar President Thein Sein promised on Monday to free all political prisoners by the end of the year and said he thought a nationwide ceasefire was possible in the coming weeks.
What we're protesting today
George Zimmerman, the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal and bad working conditions in Taiwan, to name a few.
Islamists claim new 'jihadis' will avenge Myanmar's Rohingya (UPDATED)
Websites show images of Islamists training to fight for Myanmar's persecuted Muslim minority; but an expert casts doubt on the photos.
Myanmar president disbands controversial border force
The security force is accused of rights violations against Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar signs treaty with Wa rebels: State media
Myanmar's government signed a deal with ethnic rebels in the remote Wa region in the Shan state on Friday, according the Kyemon daily newspaper.
Myanmar to North Korea: I can’t quit you, baby
Why is a recovering pariah state still canoodling with the Kim clan?
Yangon: Burma's economic frontier
Foreign investment into Myanmar is rising fast and analysts say manufacturing could lead the way for an “industrial revolution” in the coming decades that would bring the country’s economy up to speed with some of its neighbors.
How a fragile ecosystem on the lake is being hurt by a confluence of forces, including hydroponic farmers using toxic fertilizers, poorly managed forestry that is silting the water, and hotels dumping effluent.