Every summer, when thousands of Burmese girls cross the border to help harvest sugar cane in China, they run the risk of becoming wives with no legal status.
Large-scale displacement, lack of refugee protection, shortages of humanitarian aid and easy access to national boundaries have fueled widespread human trafficking in Burma's Kachin State.
In the wake of bloody sectarian violence last year, more and more Rohingyas are betting what little they still have on a dangerous journey at sea.
Tension and despair are driving greater numbers of stateless Rohingyas to tempt fate on the open sea.
Jason Motlagh reports on the expansion of a copper mine that has pitted the Burmese government against villagers and Buddhist monks.
Deep in the wilds of northern Burma's Kachin state a brutal civil war has intensified between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army.
As the world focuses on China’s actions in the South China Sea, the Asian giant exercises a different kind of power along the Mekong River.
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.