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.
Bob Geldof has returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin as a protest against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who also holds the honor. The Irish singer labeled Suu Kyi a "handmaiden to genocide."
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.
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