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When Societies Open: The Global Philanthropic Footprint of George Soros (Complete)

Open Society Foundations Chairman George Soros, in an hour-long conversation with Asia Society's Orville Schell, covers much of the globe and touches on politics, finance, philanthropy, and even philosophy. more
Parliament speaker Thura Shwe Mann talks to members of the media at the lower house in Naypyidaw on August 16, 2013. (Ye Aung Thu/Getty Images)

Myanmar Votes 2015: A Conversation with Thura Shwe Mann

Thura Shwe Mann, speaker of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament and possible presidential candidate, will discuss the outlook for Myanmar’s elections this fall, which could be the most important in the country’s history. more
(L to R) Tom Nagorski, Thant Myint-U, Tom Freston, and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's historic political and economic turnaround at Asia Society New York on April 21, 2015.

Video: Myanmar's Democratic and Economic Reforms Are 'Underappreciated'

In a discussion at Asia Society New York, Thant Myint-U, Priscilla Clapp, and Tom Freston argued that Myanmar has moved a long way toward a democratic system and an open economy since reforms began in 2011. more

How Myanmar Has Become 'Intensely Political' Since 2011

Thant Myint-U and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's upcoming elections and the country's shifting political atmosphere. more

Discover Your Myanmar Zodiac Sign With Our New Online Tool

Are you a Dragon or a Guinea Pig? Is your planet Mars or Jupiter? And what does this all say about your personality? Use our interactive Myanmar astrology tool to find out. more

Myanmar's Moment: New Democracy at a Crossroads? (Complete)

Priscilla Clapp, Tom Freston, and Thant Myint-U discuss Myanmar's historic democratic transition, and whether reforms have stalled. more
Hot air balloons fly over ancient temples in Bagan, Myanmar, at sunrise on November 25, 2014. (Phyo Hein Kyaw/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: 90 Mesmerizing Seconds Floating Above Myanmar's Land of 2000 Temples

Let the website 'Jungles in Paris' take you on a breathtaking tour of the ancient city of Bagan, the world’s largest collection of religious structures. more
Members of Shwe Man Thabin perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Multimedia: Critics Laud Asia Society's Shwe Man Thabin Event as 'Rare Taste of Myanmar's Culture'

"Audience members lingered in their seats, dazed, even after the performers had bowed and waved goodbye," remarked the New York Times. more

Highlights from Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more

Kit Young: An 'Only in Myanmar' Art Form (Complete)

Music scholar Kit Young delves into the history and culture behind Myanmar's "zat pwe," a hybrid tradition combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics. more