The coming peak tourism season will be Myanmar’s biggest yet, but can the country handle the expected influx of foreign travelers?
President Thein Sein will receive the Asean chairman’s gavel in Brunei next month, signaling Burma’s growing international acceptance following the start of political reforms.
Yan Naing, a video journalist at the Democratic Voice of Burma tells of capturing the shooting of Kenji Nagai during the September 2007 crackdown.
Burma’s police tell people to report suspicious packages after three bombs explode and explosives are found at restaurants in Rangoon and Mandalay.
Chiang Mai’s blend of old and new offers the visitor a vacation bursting with colorful contrasts.
Australia’s clampdown on refugees and migrants trying to reach its shores by boat prompts uncertainty among Rohingya who have fled Burma in recent years.
Burmese migrants from Shan State make up more than half of all young male sex workers in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, a study finds.
Thai police says bodies of 13 people believed to be migrants from Burma seeking work have been found off southern Thailand’s Andaman Sea coast.
On this day 2007, Kenji Nagai was killed while filming a crackdown on the Saffron Revolution. His family and colleagues want to know what happened.
Faced with possible extinction, a remarkable cultural tradition of Myanmar’s ethnic Chin people gets a new lease on life.
Three former heads of government, including Nobel laureates Jimmy Carter and Martti Ahtisaari, call on Burma to allow foreign observers for the 2015 national elections.
On the sixth anniversary of a crackdown against protests, Buddhist monks say former Rangoon security chief Myint Swe should stand trial.
Fortune-tellers around the world tap into a natural desire to know what’s in store next, and the Burmese seem to be particularly curious.
Farmers living in the planned Thilawa Special Economic Zone said government officials pressured them into accepting a meager compensation for their loss of land.
People living with HIV in Burma say a patent law under development could significantly hinder their ability to access affordable medicine.
Controversy over Burma’s Miss Universe unleashes animosities against the former military regime and China.
Burma’s government fails to support a declaration launched on the sidelines of the United Nations this week to end sexual violence in conflict zones.
With 42 paintings by more than a dozen Burmese artists, a contemporary exhibition at Lokanat Gallery in Rangoon offers a variety of artistic styles.
Burmese citizens will soon be able to travel to Vietnam without a visa, Vietnam’s government says.
An alliance of Burma’s ethnic groups plans to finish drafting an alternative federalist constitution within three months.