The enthusiasm of tourists for Luang Prabang’s heady charms has brought prosperity to the former royal capital of Laos, but is the influx of visitors damaging its cultural treasures?
Next month the people of Myanmar head to the polls for a famous general election. With ethnic allegiances, miniature coups and a skewed constitution already in play, the outcome looks anything but predictable
Unbowed by prison terms and vicious beatings, human rights lawyer Robert Sann Aung has been battling Myanmar’s much-derided judiciary for more than 30 years
With racial tensions soaring, doubts over the future of Aung San Suu Kyi and a challenging business environment, is the West’s love-in with the former pariah state finally over?
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
In recent years, Myanmar has shaken off its hermetic status and been embraced by the international community, but the country’s constitution remains a significant obstacle to moving beyond its militaristic past
Harmonising history with modernity is crucial to preserving Yangon’s stunning architectural past.
Convicts in Myanmar are used as disposable pack-horses by the military, facing terror and death on jungle battlefields