Violence, drugs and weapons. Life in Down Under's glitziest city may not be that different from that in the jungles of Burma.
HLA OO
Violence, drugs and weapons. Life in Down Under's glitziest city may not be that different from that in the jungles of Burma.
HLA OO
Preliminary data from a recent survey in Myanmar shows a large proportion of TB cases are going undetected.
IRIN
Thailand’s border camp population remains constant despite third country resettlement.
IRIN
Why do some dictators fall after popular uprisings, while others remain in power? A Burmese blogger explains.
KYAW ZWA MOE
Is Burma on the cusp of change? Will 2011 be radically different or will it just be more of the same? Here is a month-by-month look at what the New Year might bring for Burma.
KYAW ZWA MOE
Of the 8.8 million refugees in the world, about half are right here in Asia.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
Politics, propaganda, “post-modernism” and amid it all, the search for truth – a look at the trials and triumphs of modern Burmese poetry
MAUNG THA NOE
As the international spotlight focuses on the country's botched polls and the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, one aspect of the Myanmar political problem should not be neglected.
DAN-CHYI CHUA
More dangerous than cholera, dengue and malaria, snakebites is an oft-overlooked menace in Asia.
IRIN
Marck Rimorin wonders if the Philippines should learn a thing or two from the Burmese’s fight for democracy.
MARCK RIMORIN
Thai activist and filmmaker Sam Kalayanee is remembered as a true supporter of Burma’s democracy movement.
AUNG ZAW
A child soldier in Burma recounts his tale of forced conscription and how he escaped.
IRIN Contributor
In Israel's most cosmopolitan beach city, I was served Japanese sashimi made by a Burmese, over lessons of democracy.
DAN-CHYI CHUA