Charles Santiago, Malaysian MP and chairman of the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, spoke to Frontier last month in Kuala Lumpur. He called for ASEAN to rethink its approach to the crisis in Myanmar, including by making changes to the special envoy position and openly engaging with the National Unity Government.
Myanmar's first executions in decades have stunned the nation, plunging it into a state of rage and mourning. Frontier spoke to Phyo Zayar Thaw’s wife Thazin Nyunt Aung about his death, his life and what this means for the revolution.
As he leaves his post, head of the British embassy Mr Pete Vowles spoke to Frontier about the UK's support for the democracy movement, its hope for a "political solution" to the crisis and why the military miscalculated.
London-based market research company Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), opened its Yangon office in 2013. The general manager of TNS Myanmar, Jason Copland, spoke to Frontier about the company’s work in tracking changes in consumer behaviour and how companies are adapting to those changes.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.