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The sacking of Bago Region minister U Kyaw Min San was a response to widespread discontent with the regional government, but has also revealed the NLD’s internal failings and the deep level of corruption in the bureaucracy.
As Mark Zuckerberg fields questions over privacy breaches in Washington, angry online warriors have thrust Myanmar into the forefront of the debate on how to fix Facebook
A vast forested area covering about a quarter of Tanintharyi Region is the focus of disagreement between those who want to conserve it, and present and former residents for whom it is home.
Out of the wild: Myanmar’s controversial plan to harvest endangered species
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.