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sets date for historic election
In a crucial step towards democracy, Myanamar has scheduled its first open general election since the end of direct military rule. Diane Hodges reports.
July 09, 2015 05:41pm EDT
says 'no' to constitutional reform
A move to amend Myanmar's constitution failed to pass, keeping the military's powerful political role intact. It's a fatal blow for hopes opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi would be allowed to run for president in upcoming elections.
June 26, 2015 05:50am EDT
democracy icon Suu Kyi
China's ruling Communist Party invites Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her first visit to the country. It's a snub for the quasi-military government whose fighting with rebels along China's border has angered Beijing.
June 10, 2015 04:56am EDT
Migrants face cramped conditions in
After months at sea, hundreds of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants have been taken to a temporary holding area in Myanmar, where they face even more cramped conditions awaiting repatriation. Jennifer Davis reports.
June 04, 2015 05:54pm EDT
Obama calls on
to end discrimination of Rohingya's
U.S. President Barack Obama says Myanmar needs to end discrimination of Rohingya in order to succeed. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
June 01, 2015 04:05pm EDT
protesters denounce UN advocacy for Rohingya
Hundreds of protesters and Buddhist monks denounce the United Nations' complaints over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya minority. Diane Hodges reports.
May 27, 2015 04:41pm EDT
stateless Rohingya, "suffering from everything"
Stateless Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are pleading for help with thousands boarding boats for the risky journey to Malaysia and Indonesia. Nathan Frandino reports.
May 22, 2015 09:44am EDT
Suu Kyi says boycott of
election an option
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says boycotting upcoming historic election is an "option" if constitution bars her from becoming president. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
April 03, 2015 03:47pm EDT
Solar airplane departs
The pilots of Solar Impulse 2 continue their round-the-world attempt in a fuel-less airplane. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
March 30, 2015 02:24am EDT
Solar-powered plane arrives in
On the third-leg of its journey, the first around-the-world solar powered flight lands in Myanmar's Mandalay. Pilots say it exhibits new technologies "for the young generation." Gavino Garay reports.
March 19, 2015 05:27pm EDT
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