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.
The Capitals: Tracing change in Myanmar through Bagan, Mandalay and Naypyidaw
A journey through Burma's capitals, past and present, reveals steady reform and simmering religious hostility.
Five years after Cyclone Nargis claimed an estimated 140,000 people and displaced many more, the Irrawaddy Delta is struggling to recover amid land grabs that leave agricultural laborers as poor as ever and health care shortages that leave residents as vulnerable as ever.
The Burma Road
Along one of the world’s great roads with its famous switchback turns that reveal the history of empires past and present, China’s influence is evident.
Burma Road: China's path to influence in Myanmar
How Myanmar is working to wriggle itself free from the "empire next door."
Frontier Economy: With a boom on the line, Yangon's workers fight for rights
The right to organize is a new freedom in Myanmar, but there are strings attached. As investors eye the country's manufacturing sector, there is little interest in becoming the next Bangladesh.
Irrawaddy Delta: Finding cause for optimism in the wake of Cyclone Nargis
Five years after Nargis, Myanmar's Delta is slowly building the health care system it never had before.
Lo Hsing Han, Myanmar's 'Godfather of Heroin,' dies aged 80
Lo Hsing Han, a major drug trafficker since the 1970s, was targeted by the US Treasury with sanctions from 2008 and labelled a key operative of the Myanmar regime.
Irrawaddy Delta: Five years after Cyclone Nargis
One of the deadliest cyclones of all time, Nargis exposed Myanmar's extreme lack of infrastructure, killing an estimated 140,000 people. The Delta still hasn't recovered.
Inle Lake: An environmental catastrophe with government nowhere to be found
One of Myanmar's treasured natural features is rapidly deteriorating due to a confluence of forces.
World Refugee Day 2013: 'Needs of these people are overwhelming'
The world's refugee population is on the incline with a staggering 45.2 million people displaced from their homes.
Burma to auction off two mobile phone licenses in largely offline country
As Burma continues to expand political and economic reforms, mobile providers are scrambling to win their share of the market.
Why Myanmar's hardline Buddhists are fans of the English Defence League
Myanmar's Buddhist 969 movement and the nationalistic English Defence League are united by their provocative tactics and shared hatred of Islam.
Myanmar minister backs Rohingya two-child limit
Immigration Minister Khin Yi becomes the most senior official in Myanmar to defend the controversial two-child policy, claiming it will "benefit the [Rohingya] women."
Myanmar speaker Shwe Mann to run for president in 2015
Bid by parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann could see him up against opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in 2015.
Aung San Suu Kyi talks presidency, poverty and rule of law at World Economic Forum
Three years into government reform, Suu Kyi says it's time for Myanmar to see results.
Aung Sang Suu Kyi announces intent to make presidential run
Myanmar political icon announces she hopes to plan for presidential run at the World Economic Forum in Naypyidaw.
Myanmar sectarian violence spills across Malaysian border
Religious violence in Myanmar may have spilled over into Malaysia, with four killings in recent days suspected to be linked to tensions between Muslims and Buddhists.
Correspondent Patrick Winn tackles questions on Myanmar
Winn invited questions about Myanmar in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, where he discussed religious violence, refugee camps and the hardships of trying to report on sensitive issues.
Southeast Asian leaders converge on Myanmar for World Economic Forum on East Asia
Delegates from 55 countries and powerful firms Pepsi, General Electric, Mitsubishi, Tata and Chevron powwow for the forum's East Asia summit.
Myanmar army keeps peace in eastern Shan state amid deadly religious violence
Myanmar security forces maintained a heavy presence in the northeast city of Lashio on Thursday after a fresh outbreak of religious violence that left one dead.
Buddhist mob attacks Muslim buildings in Myanmar (VIDEO)
Clashes between Muslims and Buddhists continued for a second day on Wednesday in the northern city of Lashio, state media reports.
Woman is set on fire, sparking unrest in Myanmar
Allegations that a Buddhist woman was torched by a Muslim man have provoked religious violence in Myanmar.
Suu Kyi condemns Myanmar Rohingya two-child limit policy
Opposition leader and democracy activists Aung San Suu Kyi said Myanmar's two-child limit on Rohingya Muslims "is not in line with human rights."