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Photo of the Day: A View From the Top in Myanmar

Sunrise over Bagan Plains, Myanmar, taken from a hot air balloon on February 9, 2014. (Elizabeth Haslam/Flickr)
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Sunrise over Bagan Plains, Myanmar, taken from a hot air balloon on February 9, 2014. (Elizabeth Haslam/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Painting the Sky Orange in Myanmar

A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)
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A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Searching for Seashells in Myanmar

Tourists search for shells on the untouched Ngwe Saung Beach in Yangon, Burma on January 26, 2014. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
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Tourists search for shells on the untouched Ngwe Saung Beach in Yangon, Burma on January 26, 2014. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Navigating Calm Waters in Myanmar

A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)
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A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Praying in Solitude in Myanmar

A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)
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A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)

Watch: Myanmar's 'Salesman in Chief' Makes His Pitch to US Investors

Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin speaking Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the
Business

Watch Myanmar's foreign minister discuss the "gold rush" in his country, and hear why MTV's founder thinks this is a "historic opportunity."

Rare Buddhist Art From Myanmar, Coming Soon to a Museum Near You

Sunrise in Bagan, Myanmar, home to thousands of temples, pagodas and monasteries built from the 9th to 13th centuries CE. (jmhullot/Flickr)
Arts

The New York Times reports on Asia Society's involvement in the "coming out" of Myanmar's little-seen early Buddhist art.

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Follow in the Footsteps of Walesa, Havel and Mandela?

Aung San Suu Kyiat the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on June 6, 2013. (Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum)
Policy

It is altogether possible that Aung San Suu Kyi will soon march in the footsteps of other remarkable dissenters-turned-rulers, writes Asia Society's Tom Nagorski.

Aung San Suu Kyi for President in 2015?

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaking at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, where she declared her intention to run for president, at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyidaw on June 6, 2013. (Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

If Aung San Suu Kyi succeeds in amending Myanmar's constitution so that she can run for president, she'll undoubtedly become the frontrunner in 2015. But she still could face stiff competition from current President Thein Sein, according to Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.

White House Visit for Myanmar's Thein Sein Historic, and Earned

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) after a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

In a show of just how far Myanmar has come, President Thein Sein — the unlikeliest of reformers — is in Washington to meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.