The Southeast Asian bloc is considering stronger measures against the Myanmar military but a range of factors may preserve the unproductive status quo.
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This week a production of the Vagina Monologues opens in Yangon and includes two showings in the local language, as Myanmar's conservative image is shaken up.
Chief Minister Dr Aye Zan angrily terminates an interview after Frontier raises a question about the controversial naming of a bridge, amid growing criticism of the government from state lawmakers.