Since being banned from Facebook, some of the most prominent spreaders of hate speech and disinformation have moved to Telegram, and fact-checkers say the messaging app is doing little to regulate its platform.
Some factory owners have been accused of exploiting and failing to protect their employees during the latest COVID-19 outbreak, and with unions lying low since the coup, workers are unable to seek redress.
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The Dawei Special Economic Zone has fuelled high hopes for a development boom at the Tanintharyi Region border post of Htee Khee, but the main business in the area is casinos at nearby jungle resorts.