Burma’s opposition leader is willing to mediate peace talks between the government and ethnic minority groups, an energy company is looking at gas reserves at a World Heritage Site in Peru and Iranian president Mahmoud …
Both the government and the opposition are adjusting to the new media ecosystem
Despite talk of a cease-fire, the Burmese army is inching steadily toward Laiza, the rebel headquarters of the Kachin Independence Army
TIME profiles the President of Burma — and looks at the challenges that face him and the world’s newest economic frontier
For years the most important political and economic partner of the Burmese regime, China has a new rival for Burma’s friendship and vast resources—the United States.
President Obama’s landmark stop in Burma has been met by skepticism by some in Washington, but was greeted with rapturous applause in Rangoon
Aung San Suu Kyi, who studied in India in the 1960s, returned on a much-anticipated, week-long visit to deliver a lecture on the birthday of one of her political idols: India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.
Following a half century of military rule, care for HIV/AIDS patients in Burma lags behind other countries. Half of the estimated 240,000 people living with the disease in Burma are going without treatment and 18,000 are dying …
Over the past few days, violence between the Arakanese (or Rakhine) and Rohingya communities erupted again in the country’s far west, leaving at least 56 dead, according to an Arakan state official’s estimate.
On deck for Thursday: The world’s biggest money manager says the Chinese economy will improve after the leadership transition, Burma turns to Japan for investments, and Lance Armstrong’s problems go from bad to worse.
Photographer James Mackay spent three years taking portraits of Burmese dissidents and democracy activists. In each photo, the subject lifts his or her hand in a Buddhist gesture representing protection and peace. Inscribed …
The callous handling of sectarian violence in Arakan reminds us that the country’s transition is far from complete
Unbridled development could hasten the destruction of the city’s remarkable colonial-era structures