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Inexpensive calls and data are coming to Myanmar after years of junta-era restrictions. But some worry that the new Internet and phone access could fuel strife between Muslims and Buddhists.
The opposition party is pushing for constitutional reforms that would allow its leader to run for president. If it fails, the party lacks new talent. US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Myanmar today.
Five years ago, a Buddhist converted to marry a Muslim in Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine State. He now hides his prior identity due to the threat of retribution by majority Buddhists.
Governments from Myanmar to Zambia are pushing for international aid organizations to work with local companies as they pour in billions in aid and investment.
A thousand people went on a rampage following rumors that a Muslim man tried to sexually assault a young woman.
Myanmar's once-celebrated film industry is enjoying a revival after years of funding shortages and suffocating censorship, highlighting a quiet effort that could change Asia.
After decades, Myanmar's rich energy reserves are now available to foreign companies. But sectarian violence and cronyism may still give some companies pause.
China is piloting a strategy more commonly used by Western corporations: corporate social responsibility.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations once disagreed with the West over Myanmar sanctions. Now the opening of the country's economy could help ASEAN attain a big prize.
A flurry of interest in preserving Myanmar's colonial-era architecture has won the support of the government, highlighting both the lure of foreign investment and a readiness to reconnect with its past.
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