In late January, a Frontier reporter travelled to a remote, conflict-hit area of Bago Region to cover the distribution of relief items to Karen IDPs.
Consider being a Frontier Member.
Support independent journalism in Myanmar. Become a Frontier member today
In the first in a two-part series, Frontier’s senior correspondent Mratt Kyaw Thu journeys across central Myanmar to study the history and legacy of the country’s long and complex relationship with Islam – and meet the many Muslims who are eschewing conservative strains of the religion.
Drones and blockchain technology are benefitting the mangrove restoration activities in Ayeyarwady Region of a non-profit organisation whose founder has a connection to a pioneering “exile media” broadcaster.