Myanmar (Burma)

Arts, Culture & Media

Burma's Pop Music Industry

Pop music is alive and well in Burma. Ethnomusicologist Heather MacLachlan spent a couple of years studying and speaking to many of the people working the Burmese music industry. She speaks to host Lisa Mullins.

Global Politics

Myanmar to Chair ASEAN

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed that Myanmar (Burma) can chair the regional bloc in 2014, amid some signs of reform in the country.


Arts, Culture & Media

Aung San Suu Kyi on Tour

Aung San Suu Kyi has become something of a celebrity in the past 20 years. A rock star, even. So perhaps she's in need of publicity for her world tour worthy of a rock star. We imagine what that might sound like.