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Pa-O children in southern Shan State have to travel far from the highlands they call home if they want a better education.
Born in Myanmar, raised by Christian teachers in Thailand, and now trapped in a flooded cave, Adul Sam-on's unflinching politeness is capturing hearts.
A recent town hall meeting aimed to dispel concerns about the multi-billion-dollar Yangon New City project and fast, cheap internet access enabled those affected by the project to follow proceedings remotely.
Since 1999, the ICRC has been involved in visiting detainees in Myanmar’s prisons, where it provides recommendations on prison conditions through confidential reports with authorities.
Out of the wild: Myanmar’s controversial plan to harvest endangered species
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.