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Rangoon residents take advantage of 'Twilight Reading,' which offers a collection of free newspapers outside of Shwedagon Pagoda.
8 hrs ago | The Economist
After 50 years of brutal military rule, Myanmar's democratic opening has been swift and startling, says Richard Cockett.
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Nine Rohingyas, who were arrested late last month for refusing to register as "Bengalis" at a displacement camp in western Burma, will be prosecuted for instigating riots, according to a state official.
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Members of the National League for Democracy party sit at a tea shop in Rangoon in March.
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Patrick Boehler has written for Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao.
In March this year, the town of Meiktila in central Myanmar was engulfed in deadly sectarian violence that destroyed whole blocks of housing, shops and mosques.
This image provided by the Naval Research Lab shows tropical cyclone Mahasen taken Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 0600 GMT.
Burmese President Thein Sein made a historic visit to the White House on May 19, the latest in a series of high-level symbolic exchanges between the two nations.
The International Monetary Fund said Burma's economy is on track to top 6 percent growth this year as the country's "ambitious reform program is bearing fruit," according to Matt Davies, the IMF's deputy Asia and Pacific chief, speaking in Rangoon on Wednesday.
Foreign aid workers relax in the Indian Ocean on Sittwe's beach. To see more photos click on the box below.
Three major Japanese companies announced on Tuesday that they have reached an agreement with the Burmese government to build an optical fiber-based telecommunications network linking Rangoon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw.
Miles to go for Thein Sein By Aung Tun Myanmar president Thein Sein was received at the White House this week, marking the first time in 47 years a leader of the Southeast Asian country has made an official visit to the United States.
A boy from a Rohingya internally displaced persons camp looks up as he huddles next to his mother while queuing for food in a school, where they were evacuated to shelter from cyclone Mahasen when it landed, outside of Sittwe, May 17, 2013.
Poor nation should maintain a land bank of public sites to help fund up to US$150 billion of much-needed infrastructure projects, investors say Myanmar's infrastructure is dwarfed in size by other Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Vietnam, while much of its property dates from colonial times.
She broke her hip a while back and now uses a four-pronged cane to navigate through her home in this slowly modernizing city near the China border.
World War II veterans who served in Burma commissioned this statue of American and Kachin soldiers, which stands in the U.S. Embassy grounds in Yangon.