Later this year, Myanmar plays host to the South East Asian Games. Myanmar officials want to include a sport called chinlone in the line-up. We find out more from Canadian filmmaker and chinlone expert Greg Hamilton.
A recent uptick in fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin Independence Army has brought long-simmering tensions back to the surface, and highlights how much work remains to be done as the country tries to shed its militarized past.
Migrant workers from Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos make up about 10 percent of Thailand's workforce. But now that Thailand has increased its minimum wage, it's also making it harder for immigrant workers to stay.
A violent crackdown on a peaceful protest in Myanmar last week has raised questions about how committed Burmese authorities are to real democratic reform. Reporter Becky Palmstrom visited the site of the protest over a copper mining project.
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