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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Southeast Asian nations have made "no significant progress" on implementing a peace plan to end the bloodshed in Myanmar, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday as a summit wrapped up.
A recent report revealed that international beer companies have paid tens of millions in taxes to the junta since the coup, but while some have called on them to end all payments, industry experts say this is unrealistic.
Southeast Asian nations are at a "crossroad", a senior Indonesian minister warned Tuesday, as escalating violence in junta-controlled Myanmar loomed over a regional summit.
Myanmar’s military regime is pushing forward with work on controversial hydropower projects in northern Shan State, where multiple ethnic armed groups operate, while villagers fear for their futures.
The festering crisis in Myanmar will loom over talks between Southeast Asian leaders in Indonesia this week, as they renew calls for an end to the escalating violence.
After four years, the gaudy glamour of Myanmar’s Oscars is set to return this weekend in the midst of a brutal civil war, with the industry deeply divided between those who are willing to work with the military regime and those who support the resistance.
The spokesperson of the Kachin State Civilian Movement discusses resource governance, resisting the patriarchy and the role of civil society in holding the Kachin Independence Organization to account.
Myanmar's junta pardoned more than 2,000 political prisoners to mark a Buddhist holiday on Wednesday, triggering tearful reunions outside jails but also demands that the many others behind bars be released.