Child labor is a huge problem in Myanmar. Many children begin working at an early age and never get an education. The new government has pledged to take action.
A legal adviser for Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy and a close aide of Nobel Peace laureate Suu Kyi has been shot dead outside Yangon's international airport. The motives behind his murder are unclear.
Twenty people died and a dozen are missing after a boat carrying 60 wedding guests hit a cargo ship and sank off Myanmar. The cause of the accident is being investigated.
A year ago, Aung San Suu Kyi's party took over the reins of the country as Myanmar's first elected government in half a century. Things haven't turned for the better for everyone since then. Verena Hölzl reports.
The party of Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a string of seats in the country's by-elections. The vote was held to select MPs for parliament's upper houses and some state assemblies.
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