When he becomes president, U Htin Kyaw will notionally be the most powerful man in the country
After her party’s electoral triumph, Aung San Suu Kyi has almost got the power she wants
Jeannine Williamson discovers places where few tourists venture
World View: Burma's transformation into a dramatically freer, more hopeful country is substantially President Obama’s doing
Fearing a clampdown on its unregulated industry, mining companies are putting livelihoods at risk
Pro-democracy leader whose party will soon take over power says children 'read less because the use of technology has increased'
Two Burmese migrant workers have been sentenced to death in Thailand following the murder of two backpackers
Chaw Sandi Tun was sentenced under the Electronic Transactions Act
Thai police have been accused of torturing the two Burmese men convicted of the murders
Community leader estimates between 100 and 200 people are also missing in Kachin state community of Hpakant
Despite her party's win, Ms Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from becoming president
Celebrate an NLD victory today, but tomorrow, we still need your support
As Burma prepares for its most important election in a generation, Peter Popham in Rangoon talks to former supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who are unhappy with her party’s methods
'I dreamt about it for quite a long time after I came out of the army. I used to sweat like a pig just talking about it'
Thousands could be preparing to go to sea as the monsoon season ends, despite warnings by aid groups of the 'serious risk of another humanitarian disaster'
This weekend, Burma will hold one of its most significant elections in recent history.