Rising demand, border closures and a depreciating kyat have sent prices of medicines soaring – and now pharmacies are closing as staff become infected with COVID-19.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
Consider being a Frontier Member.
Support independent journalism in Myanmar. Become a Frontier member today
Mangroves from Myanmar are illegally harvested and converted into charcoal that is sent to Thailand before it’s sold to China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia by sea.
The Arakan Army, which is locked in a vicious fight with the Tatmadaw will not "get peace by praying", its commander said as he vowed his forces would fight on.