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?
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?