Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games
Competitive surfing was barely known in Myanmar until recently, but now one beach town is riding a wave of enthusiasm to the Southeast Asia Games for the first time ever.
Myanmar landslide kills dozens
More than 30 people have died in Myanmar after heavy rains caused a landslide. The country's south has been devastated by heavy rains.
UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses
Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a decree by the government. A UN investigator warns the army could be using the blackout as a cover for "gross human rights violations."
Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation
Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls the shots.
Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers
Under a land reformation act, millions of rural farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land that they have tilled for generations. Many are unaware of the danger they face. Peter Yeung reports from Yangon.
Oktoberfest – a taste of Bavaria in Myanmar
The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangoon in Myanmar celebrates it’s own two-day Oktoberfest.
Indonesia offers help to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a quick and peaceful solution to one of the world's largest refugee crised unfolding Bangladesh and Myanmar. Widodo was speaking after a visit to refugee camps, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been living in makeshift tents after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar.
Rohingya return plan met with doubt in refugee camps
As Bangladesh and Myanmar agree to complete the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown in Myanmar, many refugees are expressing doubts about the terms of their return.