The dispute between the militias of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Shan State Army began last year
The 48-year-old was Inspired by the seminal 1963 series "Twentysix Gasoline Stations", which saw Ed Ruscha shoot the stations he passed from his home in LA to his parents' place in Oklahama City
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
The clause can be legally removed only through a two-thirds vote in Parliament
Burma's parliament has begun a new and historic session dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, which will install the country's first democratically-elected government in more than 50 years.
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'
Political strife, natural disasters and epidemics can devastate a country’s tourist industry. But once initial challenges are overcome, visitors can aid recovery, says Nick Redmayne
100 died last month as workers scrambled through mounds of rock waste
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
In Rangoon, thousands flocked to polling stations before dawn, waiting up to two hours for them to open
President Thein Sein and his colleagues are playing the Buddhist card, gambling that it can tilt the balance their way
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'