The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Baltimore: Race, riots and the media
Agreement signed by President Thein Sein and 16 ethnic groups comes after more than a year of intense talks.
01 Apr 2015 05:04 GMT | War & Conflict, Myanmar, Asia Pacific
Group accuses government and military officials of grabbing land from ethnic minorities under guise of privatisation.
28 Mar 2015 03:56 GMT | Environment, Human Rights, Politics, Asia Pacific, Myanmar
Regional increase in demand for opium and heroin triggers a resurgence of production and threatens development.
08 Dec 2014 16:13 GMT | Business & Economy, Poverty & Development, Laos, Myanmar, Asia Pacific
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Philip Heijmans | 19 Sep 2014 09:23 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, US & Canada
Five Myanmar journalists were recently sentenced to ten years in prison, a move decried by rights groups.
Philip Heijmans | 14 Jul 2014 09:54 GMT | Media, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Journalism under fire
An influx of cars and a lack of ideas have choked the city streets of Myanmar's booming former capital.
Philip Heijmans | 12 Apr 2014 09:28 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, Myanmar
Pact with telecommunications providers kicks off plan to make mobiles widely available within five years.
Philip Heijmans | 31 Jan 2014 18:01 GMT | Business & Economy, Cambodia, China, Kenya, Laos
Nearly 2,000 disabled athletes from 10 nations competed in 12 sports at Myanmar's brand new Wunna Theidki Stadium.
Philip Heijmans | 22 Jan 2014 06:55 GMT
President promised to release all political prisoners by end of 2013, but some are calling for more sweeping change.
Philip Heijmans | 07 Jan 2014 12:44 GMT | Politics, Myanmar
Tens of thousands of workers, monks and activists marched through the capital calling on Prime Minister Hun Sen to quit.
Philip Heijmans | 29 Dec 2013 14:23 GMT
Alcohol import crackdown leaves Yangon dry ahead of Southeast Asia Games, with 800,000 expected to attend.
Philip Heijmans | 09 Dec 2013 13:20 GMT
Jewish scholar Robert S Wistrich on whether all criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic, and the root causes of Islamophobia
Politics, Israel, Palestine
101 East enters the world of Sabah's stateless children, who spend their lives on the run from authorities.
Child rights, Malaysia, Human Rights
We meet Chinese conservationists working to protect the world's only freshwater porpoise from extinction.
Environment, China, Wildlife
The politics and coverage of xenophobia in South Africa; and TV regulation in the UK ahead of a contentious election.
Media, Africa, South Africa