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Myanmar's President Sacks Ruling Party Chief In Power Struggle

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

NAPYITAW, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief Shwe Mann has been ousted from his post, party members said on Thursday, apparentl...

Welcome to Myanmar's (Empty) Capital City, President Obama!

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

President Obama is about to go to Myanmar for the second time in two years - #BIGDEAL alert! - but, after a recent visit to Myanmar's brand spanking new capital, Nay Pyi Taw, I was wondering: Will anyone actually be there to greet him when he gets there?

Burma is at a Crossroads? Again?

Jack Healey | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

That there has been major change happening is certainly true. But much more needs to be done, and as quickly as possible in some areas. The very nature of human rights suggests (or certainly should suggest) that they are universal and irrevocable.

Myanmar's Unusual Anti-Prostitution Tactics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Authorities in Myanmar have announced a ban on massage parlors and restrictions on restaurants and karaoke lounges in the country's...