The Buddhist monk Wirathu is the figurehead of a virulent strain of religious nationalism being spread by some in Burma.
Burma could get broad duty-free access to the US market by year’s end as Washington tries to deepen trade and military ties with the country.
Burma’s ongoing transformation has been largely managed from above, by some of the very men and institutions implicated in abuses.
Burma plans to put over 20 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks up for auction by April in a bid to attract more foreign investment.
Ford Motor Co. signs a deal to distribute cars and pickup trucks in Burma, becoming the latest Western company to enter the Burmese market.
As a US business delegation visits Burma, blacklisted businessmen rub shoulders with would-be investors uncertain about Washington’s long-term policy on the country.
Long accustomed to writing around censorship, Burma’s writers are relearning the habits of free thought and testing the boundaries of speech.
The United States is unwinding two decades of sanctions against Burma, as the country’s reformist leadership oversees rapid-fire economic and political change.
Despite the United States welcoming Burma back into the international community, American companies have so far not signed any big deals.
India executes the lone surviving gunmen from the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, four years after Pakistani extremists blazed through India’s financial capital killing 166 people.
The soldiers began to shoot students at Rangoon University at 6:30 pm Hla Shwe watched, cowering in a nearby building, as his friends died.
When Arker Kyaw heard Obama was coming to Burma, he gathered 15 cans of spray paint and headed for a blank brick wall under cover of darkness.
Land disputes appear to be intensifying as companies tied to the military rush to grab land as Burma emerges from five decades of isolation.
Mandalay Capital seeks to be a bridge between foreign investors keen to find their way into Burma and local companies that need capital and guidance.
Burma’s new Foreign Direct Investment law has left many people confused by its poorly defined provisions yet the country’s investment commission remains busier than ever.
Bollywood-made “Jism 2” pushes the ever-widening sexual boundaries enjoyed by many in urban India but has caused controversy amongst traditionalists.
India’s economic growth slowed to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the lowest in nine years, as the malaise in manufacturing and other sectors spreads.
The Indian rupee hits a fresh all-time low against the US dollar as global investors remain wary of Delhi’s twin deficits.