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The leadership of the Arakan National Party has been accused of acting “like dictators” for refusing to allow some of its MPs to resign and contest the election for rival Rakhine parties.
The film industry was dealing with a huge backlog of movies and questions about box office takings and tax evasion. Then came COVID-19.
A lack of job opportunities in Mon State has turned some migrants to smugglers in order to cross back into Thailand illegally.
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.