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Miles to go for Thein Sein By Aung Tun Myanmar president Thein Sein was received at the White House this week, marking the first time in 47 years a leader of the Southeast Asian country has made an official visit to the United States.
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A boy from a Rohingya internally displaced persons camp looks up as he huddles next to his mother while queuing for food in a school, where they were evacuated to shelter from cyclone Mahasen when it landed, outside of Sittwe, May 17, 2013.
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Poor nation should maintain a land bank of public sites to help fund up to US$150 billion of much-needed infrastructure projects, investors say Myanmar's infrastructure is dwarfed in size by other Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Vietnam, while much of its property dates from colonial times.
She broke her hip a while back and now uses a four-pronged cane to navigate through her home in this slowly modernizing city near the China border.
World War II veterans who served in Burma commissioned this statue of American and Kachin soldiers, which stands in the U.S. Embassy grounds in Yangon.
Environmental activists and celebrities who had planned to clean up Rangoon's litter-strewn streets and public spaces over the weekend were prevented from doing so by the city's Municipal Committee.
A Rohingya woman and her child at Bawdupha, a camp located several kilometers east of Sittwe, Arakan State.
If you're American and want to do business in Burma, there's a list of people and companies you have to steer clear of by law.
President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights on Monday when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years.
Obama meets at the White House with President Thein Sein of Burma, also known as Myanmar, which is trying to move past the military dictatorship that has run the country in recent decades.
Patrick Boehler has written for Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao.
A ship is seen from the shore of the Bay of Bengal before Cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on May 16, 2013.
KFC and a host of other American icons are finally coming to Burma as the army-ruled nation known officially as Myanmar ends five decades of isolation.
A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largely relieving authorities who had told more than 1 million people to leave vulnerable coastal areas in preparation for a far worse storm.