Minister U Soe Thein announces plan to allocate vacant land to landless households, but experts question whether government has financial and technical resources to make it a success.
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Violence against a Buddhist minority in September 2012 harmed Bangladesh’s self-image as a secular and tolerant state – and stung its government into action.
Rakhine State’s ethnic armed groups have been at best fringe players on the political scene for decades but have started riding a wave of anti-Muslim sentiment, writes Bill O'Toole.
Signs of improvement, but still struggling: That’s the prognosis for Myanmar’s public health system, which is fighting to recover from decades of underinvestment and mismanagement.
Draft broadcast media law will do little to enshrine media freedom and allow state-organised outlets to compete with the private sector.
Than Naing Soe on the impact Thailand's political unrest has had on tourism in 2014.
Conflict in Kachin State will make it difficult for government to stop exports to China, experts say.
It meets in secret and the discussions are never discussed publicly. Thura U Shwe Mann’s Commission for the Assessment of Legal Affairs and Special Issues is the most influential body in Myanmar’s new political landscape that you’ve never heard of.
From iPay to BRT, recent initiatives to improve Yangon’s decrepit bus transport system have met resistance from both bus workers and owners.
The 2014 Armed Forces Day saw the Tatmadaw court an unprecedented amount of media attention.
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