Stories about Myanmar (Burma)
27 May 2015
The era of Internet memes has arrived in Myanmar, where the online phenomenon has become a popular way to discuss various social and political topics, particularly upcoming elections.
24 May 2015
17 May 2015
14 May 2015
27 April 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
31 March 2015
21 March 2015
15 March 2015
Myanmar student protesters - marching for education reforms since January - were violently attacked by police on March 5 and March 10.
11 March 2015
-"In our country, we train dogs to take care of violent acts." -"In our country, we train people to conduct violence."
22 February 2015
Facebook has added new stickers called 'Speak Panzagar' in support of the 'Flower Speech' movement to combat hate speech in Myanmar.
2 February 2015
"What was the happiest moment in your life? When my wife first conceived a child. When was your saddest moment? When the same child passed away."
22 January 2015
25 December 2014
Clashes over a controversial mining project in Myanmar have claimed the life of a 56-year-old farmer and protester, who reportedly died after being shot in the head by police.
24 December 2014
Those outraged by the shooting death of a woman protesting the mining project have used popular Internet memes to point out the absurdities of the case.
25 November 2014
16 November 2014
11 November 2014
Based on a series of workshops with young refugees from Burma, American author Erika Berg is planning a book that compiles artwork by the children in her seminars.
31 October 2014
More than a thousand people gathered in Myanmar's capital to call for an investigation into the death of a journalist who supporters allege was tortured and killed by the army.
29 October 2014
Global Voices looks at 19 infographics that help explain the promising future ahead for Southeast Asia, as well as the obstacles to greater regional prosperity.