Buddhist vigilantes in Myanmar are sparking riots with wild rumors of Muslim sex predators
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
Asia’s heroin now sold in lemon yellows and cotton-candy pinks
Why pastel-colored smack is being produced in the wilds of Myanmar.
Those 'rescued' Thai elephants tourists ride are actually trafficked
A new investigation blames tourism for the decline of the Asian elephant.
Tensions simmer in riot-hit Myanmar city
Police patrolled tense streets on Friday as anger and disbelief rippled through Myanmar's second-largest city.
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
This Singapore mall has real live maids for sale
They are on display and marketed as 'sweet-natured and compliant.'
Myanmar’s army still abducts civilians and forces them to act as guides and human shields
Serious abuses persist despite closer ties to the US and EU.
How Myanmar’s government is making violence between Muslims and Buddhists worse
For three days, Meikhtila was a bloody hell. Now it’s in seething limbo.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
A major US-funded poll finds that Myanmar’s people adore their vicious military
But was it a total waste of taxpayer dollars?
What might be the biggest water gun fight in the world is happening right now in Myanmar and Thailand
This looks like fun.
Some of the 140,000 Burmese Muslims in refugee camps could run out of water within the week
Some 700,000 people outside the camps are also vulnerable, the UN said in a statement.
Things are about to get much worse for thousands of refugees in Myanmar
At least 20,000 people in displacement camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days.
Could MH370 really blow straight through Asian air defenses?
Maybe, say experts. Or maybe the militaries are hiding something.
Myanmar’s upcoming census could spark anti-Muslim violence
The poll is sorely needed by a nation that has no idea of its population size. But rights groups urge that it be suspended.
Witnesses recall fear, chaos after China train station attack
The mass knife attack killed at least 29.
No, China is not the ‘Cookie Monster’ of global commodities
A leading expert sorts truth from hype on China’s worldwide resource quest.
Fate or fairytale: Can Aung San Suu Kyi become Myanmar’s next president?
An historic election looms. But the Nobel laureate’s presidential ambitions are complicated by legal challenges and her tarnished reputation.
Myanmar journalists arrested over 'chemical weapons' report
Unity Weekly News editor says five journalists arrested after accusing Myanmar's government of producing chemical weapons.
Rights group says Muslims massacred in Myanmar amid official denials
A human rights group said security forces were responsible for the massacre of 40 Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar last week.
12 reasons you should consider moving to Yangon
The newly opened capital of Myanmar is magnificent, even in its decay.
In Myanmar, a taxi service helps former political prisoners (VIDEO)
'Shell' Aung Aung co-founded the Golden Harp Taxi Network to support Burmese political prisoners after their release.
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.