Three weeks after anti-Muslim riots erupted in Meikhtila town, reports are emerging that a group of 32 madrasa students were killed in an attack.
It may not rival Ngapali’s golden sand, but Chaung Tha remains a popular choice for Myanmar’s burgeoning new middle classes.
Declining heroin and opium output from Afghanistan could provide strong cash incentives for Burma’s drug warlords to boost production.
A Kachin activist goes to court for organizing a peaceful demonstration in Rangoon. But it is Burma’s new Protest Bill that will be on trial.
The lack of aid reaching the thousands displaced by fighting in Kachin State over the past year has increased human trafficking into China.
N Hkawng Pa acts as an overspill facility for the refugee communities of Kachin State but escalating fighting has pushed the camp to peak capacity.
Pipeline projects in blackout-ravaged Burma offer little hope of improved living standards for those that live in their wake.