Thousands of workers are building a $2.5 billion pipeline across some of the most challenging terrain in Asia.
Chinese hydroelectric projects squeeze Burmese residents, many of whom have been left in the dark.
From Mandalay to Kunming, the central artery between Burma and China reflects an evolving economic and political relationship.
Deep in the wilds of northern Burma's Kachin state a brutal civil war has intensified over the past year between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army.
After decades of isolation, a wide-ranging push towards reform by Burma’s new government has thawed its relations with the West at dizzying speed.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh is skeptical as a top government official in Burma's new capital shares grandiose plans to develop the country "at great speed."
A civil war grinds on in northern Burma's Kachin state despite political reforms in the capital. Here's part two of two dispatches from both sides of the conflict.
A civil war grinds on in northern Burma's Kachin state despite political reforms in the capital. Here's part one of two dispatches from both sides of the conflict.
Some 75,000 ethnic Kachins have been displaced in northern Burma (also known as Myanmar) and another 10,000 have fled across the Chinese border. Is this the new, “softer” Burma?
A Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam in Burma is stalled for now but has already displaced thousands of ethnic Kachin. Its completion threatens a fragile ecosystem and a peace agreement with the rebels.
10,000 Rohingya refugees live in swampy marshlands of Bangladesh that are little better than sewers. Back home in Burma this Muslim community fares even worse.
Deep in the hills of northern Burma’s Kachin State, a civil war grinds on between government forces and Kachin rebels, calling into question the more conciliatory signals emanating from the capital..