After a temporary eviction by authorities, port laborers and their families face the daunting task of rebuilding their homes around the Mandalay foreshore.
A small but determined group left Rangoon by wheelchair on a 17-day journey to raise awareness about rights of people living with disabilities in Burma.
A Myitkyina park once used for celebrations has taken on a more somber air as the civil war in Kachin State grinds on.
Dozens of young men from poor villages in Shan State work as sex workers in gay show bars in northern Thailand’s largest city.
A monastery in Karenni State offers children from a cornucopia of minorities in the region a chance at education that they might otherwise not get.
Hundreds gather at the headquarters of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army to debate the future of the ethnic Karen people’s rebel armed forces.
One apartment building, two stairwells, 12 apartments and their 60 or so residents offer a portrait of Rangoon as Burma stands at a historical precipice.
The motorway from Rangoon to Bagan is breathtaking and the attractions rewarding, but improving infrastructure will help travelers love Burma even more.
Hats hold meaning in Burma’s Parliament, embodying political allegiances, accomplishments and failures of a nation transitioning from a half-century of dictatorship to democracy.
Rohingya Muslims in Myebon are both hopeful and uncertain as some ostensibly receive citizenship rights for the first time under the government’s national verification program.
One woman’s journey from a life of privilege to a lifetime of service.
Rohingya camp residents in Arakan State’s Myebon hold a quiet celebration of Eid al-Adha, the first time they are allowed to do so since 2012.
An American couple plan a new project that aims to harness local skills and knowledge to build bamboo bike frames in Myitkyina, Kachin State.
A team of Burmese videogame developers hopes to use technology to help preserve the country’s cultural traditions and revive its historical heritage.
As Burma lifts long-standing restrictions on labor unions, its largely female industrial workforce is organizing itself to fight for better working conditions and pay.
Armenians who worship at the oldest church in Rangoon hope an important religious visitor will help bring them together with the greater Armenian community.
A combination of land-grabs and deforestation is increasingly bringing elephants and people into conflict at the base of the Pegu mountain range.
Ja Hkawn, a vocal critic of the suspended Myitsone dam project in Kachin State, says she will not rest until the project is permanently shelved
The hardships experienced by many Burmese fishermen have led to a downward spiral of drug use.
Twenty six years ago, the Burma Army seized power after a crackdown on a democratic uprising. Two doctors recall how they treated numerous wounded protestors.