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    1. August 30, 2015

      ‘The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma’, by Delphine Schrank

      Nway, the eponymous Rebel of Rangoon in Delphine Schrank’s new book, is a man constantly on the run from the Myanmar...

    2. August 26, 2015

      Bangkok bomb theories flourish as police probe struggles

      Thailand’s police are still hunting for a breakthrough in the case of the bombing in Bangkok’s Erawan shrine last week...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 21, 2015

      Pagoda at sunrise

      A Buddhist monk walks around the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise in Yangon. Buddhism in Myanmar is predominantly of the...

    2. August 21, 2015

      U Win Htein, aide to Aung San Suu Kyi

      When U Win Htein arrives at Sharky’s restaurant in Yangon, Myammar’s biggest city, he is stooped over a walking stick...

    3. August 19, 2015

      Kirin buys Fraser and Neave’s Myanmar Brewery stake

      Kirin Holdings has agreed to buy Fraser and Neave’s 55 per cent stake in Myanmar Brewery for $560m as Japan’s...

    4. August 16, 2015

      Myanmar state-owned airline to spread its wings in southeast Asia

      Myanmar’s state-owned airline is to spread its wings internationally for the first time, propelling the fast-opening...

    5. August 13, 2015

      Myanmar president’s allies purge ruling party rivals

      A power struggle in Myanmar’s military-backed ruling party has burst into the open ahead of landmark elections, after...

    6. August 9, 2015

      Nearly 1m affected by Myanmar floods

      NYAUNG KON VILLAGE, Myanmar — Nearly 1m people have been affected by floods across Myanmar as the death toll on Sunday...

    7. August 6, 2015

      Singapore’s F&N agrees Myanmar brewery sale

      Singapore’s Fraser & Neave has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Myanmar’s biggest brewery to a Myanmar...

    8. August 3, 2015

      Heineken: export strength lager

      Carlsberg may have Elephant and Lion. There are African sorghums named Zebra and Leopard. But Heineken has Tiger, which...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      August 3, 2015

      Myanmar floods

      Locals use makeshift raft and rubber inner tube as a means of getting through flooded road in Kale township of Sagaing...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      July 23, 2015

      Logging off

      A worker looks on amid a pile of logs at a holding area along the Yangon river in Yangon on Thursday. Beijing hit out...

    11. July 23, 2015

      Asian Highway One mired in muddy reality

      Asian Highway One mired in muddy reality An air-conditioner? A child’s Spider-Man costume? Chinese-made plastic...

    12. July 20, 2015

      Killings underline fragility of India’s remote north-east

      At a hilltop checkpoint in Manipur a few kilometres from the Myanmar border, the inquisitive officer known simply as...

    13. July 9, 2015

      Asia beer battle bubbles up as Heineken launches in Myanmar

      Heineken quit Myanmar almost 20 years ago amid international sanctions and condemnation of the country’s then military...

    14. July 5, 2015

      Myanmar showdown looms as military flexes veto ahead of polls 

      Myanmar’s former military rulers are used to winning the day despite losing the argument. The question is whether they...

    15. July 5, 2015

      Japan boosts aid to ‘Mekong five’ nations

      Japan has pledged Y750bn ($6.1bn) in aid to the “Mekong five” nations over the next three years as Tokyo seeks fresh...

    16. July 2, 2015

      Japan launches fresh cash and diplomacy push to woo Mekong states

      Japan is poised to launch a fresh push to bond tighter with a quintet of southeast Asian countries it sees as crucial...

    17. July 1, 2015

      Coke flags Myanmar business partner’s jade industry link

      The complications facing western companies looking to enter Myanmar have been laid bare after Coca-Cola disclosed a...

    18. June 26, 2015

      Myanmar jade buyers cast warier eye on showpiece sale

      Merchants armed with torches, sticky tape and water containers prowl through lines of green jade rocks priced at up to...

    19. June 25, 2015

      Suu Kyi’s hopes of presidency fade as Myanmar rejects law change

      Aung San Suu Kyi’s hopes of capping a quarter-century journey from political prisoner to president of Myanmar have all...

    20. June 24, 2015

      KFC to bring western fast-food to Myanmar

      KFC is to become the first major western fast-food chain to open its doors in Myanmar, as owner Yum Brands looks to...

    21. June 23, 2015

      Myanmar MPs launch parliamentary effort to loosen military’s grip 

      Myanmar legislators are trying to loosen the army’s grip on power ahead of elections that mark the transition from half...

    22. MBA blog

      June 12, 2015

      School's not out for summer

      We concluded our last first-year class in late April and thus internship season has been upon us for a few weeks now....

    23. June 10, 2015

      Suu Kyi’s China trip a symbol of Myanmar power shifts 

      Aung San Suu Kyi’s first trip to Beijing is not quite a historic piece of Nixon-to-China diplomacy. But it is a fresh...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2015

      Migrant in Myanmar

      A migrant, who was found at sea on a boat, arrives at a temporary shelter near Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine...

    25. June 2, 2015

      Asia’s boat people: Nowhere is home

      Ziaur Rahman has history in four countries but a secure home in none. The 23-year-old from the Rohingya ethnic group...

    26. June 1, 2015

      China to hold live-fire military drills at Myanmar border

      China’s People’s Liberation Army will begin live-ammunition exercises close to the country’s border with Myanmar, the...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      May 29, 2015

      Harbor of an IDP camp in Sittwe

      In the harbor at IDP camps, begins the dangerous journey at the Andaman sea for many of the boat refugees, in Sittwe,...

    28. May 29, 2015

      Myanmar hits back over SE Asia migrant crisis criticism

      Myanmar condemned “finger pointing” over Southeast Asia’s migrant exodus on Friday, as an international meeting laid...

    29. May 25, 2015

      Malaysia finds 139 graves at migrant camps

      Malaysian police have discovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of hundreds of people smuggled from Myanmar...

    30. May 22, 2015

      The unwanted Rohingya refugees dumped at sea

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Roshida loaded herself and four of her children on to a cramped cargo...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2015

      Riding a tuk tuk in Sittwe

      An ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in...

    32. May 20, 2015

      Indonesia and Malaysia offer refuge for thousands of migrants

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Indonesia and Malaysia have offered temporary refuge to thousands of...

    33. May 20, 2015

      Rohingya boat people are becoming the Jews of Asia

      On May 13 1939 the SS St Louis, a German ocean liner, set sail from Hamburg. On board were 915 Jewish refugees hoping...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      May 18, 2015

      Painting umbrellas

      A girl paints on an umbrella in Pathein township, Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar ...

    35. May 17, 2015

      Southeast Asia tragedy unfolding in three acts

      In the first three months of this year, some 25,000 people, mostly from the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, left...

    36. May 17, 2015

      Beguiling Burmese social network eyes Aim flotation

      The future is bright in Myanmar, even if it is not as Orange as the French telecoms company might have liked. It is...

    37. May 15, 2015

      Disaster looms for migrant boats turned away from SE Asian shores

      Thousands of refugees abandoned by human traffickers in boats on the Andaman Sea risk drowning or starvation if they...

    38. May 3, 2015

      Thailand faces pressure after mass grave discovery

      Thailand is coming under renewed pressure over its role in international people smuggling after police unearthed a mass...

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