WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Washington think tank is criticizing Myanmar's government for presiding over a "humanitarian catastrophe" in western Rakhine state and doing little to track down perpetrators of Buddhist-on-Muslim violence around the country....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burma court has sentenced a media owner, publisher and three journalists to two years in prison in the latest ruling to raise concerns about press freedoms in the country emerging from military rule. ...
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The Burma pilot of a helicopter that went missing on a forest-clad mountain nearly two weeks ago has been found dead....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The Thai pilot of a helicopter that went missing in a mountainous part of Burma almost two weeks ago has been found and taken to hospital....
Rosy, a Burmese woman, was always drawn to the colorful fabrics and patterns favored by the Chin people. Even as a young girl discovering fashion alongside her friends, the handwoven garments crafted by the ethnic minority group, one of Burma's many, held a special allure. She soon realized she wasn't alone in her appreciation of the cultural fabrics and decided to build a business around Chin goods....
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