President Obama's trip is the first time that a U.S. president has visited Myanmar. Ray Suarez talks to retired foreign service officer Priscilla Clapp and Human Rights Watch's Tom Malinowski for analysis on whether reforms are aggressive enough to... [See video]
Japan is taking the lead in helping the nation of Myanmar overcome its economic problems.
Tokyo has already agreed to waive billions of dollars in debt, and is helping Myanmar pay back loans.
And it's expected to ask other nations to contribute -... [See video]
Myanmar is emerging from stasis. After decades of military dictatorship the country is slowly opening up to democracy. But the foundations and reforms for a functioning national economy have yet to be laid. But already, Myanmar is becoming a magnet for... [See video]
Do recent reforms in Myanmar indicate a real willingness to change or are they merely window-dressing? Inside Story discusses with guests: Maung Zarni, Richard Weitz and Maitrii Aung-Thwin. [See video]
'This is Burma', wrote Kipling. 'It is quite unlike any place you know about.' How right he was, and more than a century later Myanmar remains a world apart. Contemplate 4000 sacred stupas scattered across the plains of Bagan. Stare in disbelief at the... [See video]
The population of Myanmar is at present over 52 million with the Bamar, the majority race, making up about 70 percent. The average household size is estimated at 3 or 4 people. As regards education in Myanmar (according... ... More