For the first time in nearly four months, Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar's ousted government, was seen in person when she appeared briefly in a court in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Monday.
The beach at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh runs uninterrupted for 75 miles along the Bay of Bengal, enough to make it the world’s longest, according to the government’s tourism board. Bangladesh is hoping to boost tourism there, but locals worry that development is being hampered by hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.
Trump’s anti-refugee push has hidden victims.
One of Myanmar's most important lakes and cultural sites is under assault from development and climate change. One man is trying to turn things around.
Abortion is illegal in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, but many women still seek access. Illegal abortions are a leading cause of maternal death there.
Tens of thousands of people displaced by violence remain stuck in a displacement camp.
Myanmar's opposition party, headed up by Aung San Suu Kyi, is confident of their victory in the first openly contested election in 25 years. Filmmaker Lamin Oo writes of the feeling on the street.
Residents of Myanmar are welcoming President Barack Obama during his second diplomatic visit to the nation also known as Burma. While the country has taken modest steps toward ending military rule, activists like Zin Mar Aung, worry that Obama's trip might legitimize the slow pace of reform.