Informal migration from Myanmar is being blamed for the recent resurgence of COVID-19 that has left Thailand in lockdown and prompted Thai authorities to step up security along the 2,400-kilometre frontier.
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Informal migration from Myanmar is being blamed for the recent resurgence of COVID-19 that has left Thailand in lockdown and prompted Thai authorities to step up security along the 2,400-kilometre frontier.
For the sixth installment in our travel series focused on wild swimming spots, we venture into Kayin State to clamber down mountain streams, discover deserted waterfalls and enjoy one of the best wild swims in Myanmar.

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The ultimate penalty: Debating the death sentence
Myanmar has not executed a convict for decades, though they continue to be put on death row. While some call for capital punishment to be scrapped, others are demanding it for child rapists.