Around the world, Aung San Suu Kyi is seen as the symbol of the fight for freedom in Myanmar. But inside the country, she shares the spotlight with her father, who won independence from Britain but was felled by an assassin.
Student protesters in Myanmar get kicked around by thugs, and overnight a Facebook page emerges with cartoons depicting the violence. It's not exactly justice, but it's a start for the country's student demonstrators.
We've been thinking about all the powerful women who provide an example for all of us. Share with everyone who the powerful women in your lives are — and don't be afraid to branch out beyond your mom. Though it's okay to nominate her, too.
Myanmar's National League for Democracy is a small piece of the country's parliament. But already its flexing its muscle as the nascent parliament begins to deal with real issue that will shape the country's future.
Now that the government of Myanmar is starting to open things up, it's an exciting time to for journalists there. But as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, journalists have still been imprisoned for what they write.
Myanmar (Burma) is changing fast and that includes new opportunities for entrepreneurs. The World's Mary Kay Magistad met up with a Burmese-American and his Burmese partner who are trying to get an import business off the ground there.