The military’s media bans, mass arrests and newsroom raids may have left newsstands barren, but professional and citizen journalists will continue recording the regime’s crimes.
With most internet access cut, one Frontier reporter struggles to keep their Ayeyarwady Region village informed while dictating stories to editors in Yangon by phone.
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A large engineering firm is proposing a deep-sea port and industrial zone in a hard-to-reach part of Ayeyarwady Region’s western coast, bringing with it road and rail connections to Yangon.
In the same week that the Rakhine assembly launched an investigation of last month’s violence in the ancient city, four suspects in the killing of the former Mrauk U administrator have been arrested in Yangon.
A junta decision to allow palm oil imports in the early 1990s dealt a big setback to the domestic edible oil sector, which continues to struggle in a competitive market and needs more government support, industry leaders say.
Ko Mratt Kyaw Thu received the 2017 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize on Monday for his courageous coverage of ethnic conflict in Myanmar's borderlands.