Thirty years ago, Hun Sen was appointed prime minister of Cambodia. By remaining at the helm of the country’s turbulent politics until the present, Hun Sen now sits alongside the world’s longest-serving political leaders.
Since 2001, far-flung Indonesian province has enforced its version of Islamic law, using floggings to punish offenders.
Much has been rebuilt, but hidden wounds may take far longer to heal
It hasn’t been a good year for Myanmar’s reforms.
GlobalPost visits a border outpost where the world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu.
After many months of protests and rounds of negotiations, the Kingdom’s two main parties have struck a deal. But in a country with a youthful population and old-school leaders, it remains to be seen whether politicians can meet rising expectations
The world’s fourth most common psychoactive habit delivers a potent buzz and lots of red saliva.
Inexpensive calls and data are coming to Myanmar after years of junta-era restrictions. But some worry that the new Internet and phone access could fuel strife between Muslims and Buddhists.
The opposition party is pushing for constitutional reforms that would allow its leader to run for president. If it fails, the party lacks new talent.
With sensitive planning, Myanmar’s old capital could be stunningly transformed
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone’s throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
A massive campaign for constitutional reform has ended, with uncertain results.