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The French energy giant pulls out after expressing support for targeted sanctions against Myanmar's state-run oil and gas firm
When the Myanmar military reopened the nation’s schools in November, millions of students found themselves forced to choose between maintaining the boycott of state services and losing even more of their education.
A Buddhist monk said around 30 monasteries had been abandoned in Loikaw – an unusual sight in a nation where holy men are revered and temples are considered safe havens.
Six months ago, Myanmar endured a catastrophe as its health system was overwhelmed with seriously ill COVID-19 patients. A Frontier investigation finds that the true death toll may be in the hundreds of thousands, as most were never counted.
Justice for Myanmar report accuses US companies of evading sanctions by continuing to import precious timber, which may help fund the military junta.
The overthrown leader has been sentenced to four more years in prison for illegally possessing walkie-talkies and violating COVID-19 restrictions, while awaiting verdicts on corruption charges and accusations of violating the Official Secrets Act.