1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes
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.
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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.
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Environmental activists and celebrities who had planned to clean up Rangoon's litter-strewn streets and public spaces over the weekend were prevented from doing so by the city's Municipal Committee.
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A Rohingya woman and her child at Bawdupha, a camp located several kilometers east of Sittwe, Arakan State.
If you're American and want to do business in Burma, there's a list of people and companies you have to steer clear of by law.
President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights on Monday when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years.
Obama meets at the White House with President Thein Sein of Burma, also known as Myanmar, which is trying to move past the military dictatorship that has run the country in recent decades.
Patrick Boehler has written for Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao.
A ship is seen from the shore of the Bay of Bengal before Cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on May 16, 2013.
KFC and a host of other American icons are finally coming to Burma as the army-ruled nation known officially as Myanmar ends five decades of isolation.
A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largely relieving authorities who had told more than 1 million people to leave vulnerable coastal areas in preparation for a far worse storm.
A Myanma Airways Xian MA-60, registration XY-AIQ performing a flight from Heho to Monghsat with 55 passengers, overran the end of the runway while landing on Monghsat's runway 30 at about 11:50L by about 240 meters and stopped at the airport perimeter fence.
A Rohingya man pushes a rickshaw leaving a camp for displaced Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
YANGON: President Thein Sein's historic invitation to the White House is an endorsement of 'Myanmar's Spring' and a further sign that the former pariah's reforms are irreversible, a senior Myanmar official said.