As regions like Sagaing plunge deeper into the chaos of Myanmar’s post-coup conflict, cases of sexual violence by both sides are on the rise and victims have few avenues to seek redress.
Widespread conflict has had a devastating impact on paddy farmers in war zones, but the slump in production is driving up prices for farmers in more stable areas, despite new onerous export restrictions.
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The poor reputation of domestic carriers in Myanmar may not be justified, with five of the six airlines scoring reasonably well with organisations that monitor international aviation safety.
Frontier meets the migrant labourers from rural Myanmar who have been put to work on an upgrade to the Yangon Circular Railway.
The Moken were the nomads of the Andaman Sea until they were forced to settle on land. Now, some Moken risk losing their fishing waters to pearl farms
For communities living around Kachin State’s Indawgyi Lake, small-scale gold mining is a vital source of income, but it is taking a toll on the lake’s ecosystem.
Indictments from international courts will not miraculously transform Myanmar’s security forces, whose reform ultimately depends on political dynamics at home.
Myanmar’s acrobatic cane-ball game is typically a male pastime, but an increasing number of women are playing chinlone as professional athletes.