Vital conservation activities have been suspended since the 2021 coup, while growing conflict and lawlessness have fuelled a reported rise in illegal fishing techniques that threaten the endangered species.
A frontline medic writes of two individuals she met in Kayah State, whose stories exemplify the diverse ways Myanmar’s youth are contributing to, and sacrificing for, the revolution.
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Popular informal savings and lending schemes have become a vehicle for scammers who lure in victims with the promise of fast, high returns.
88 Generation leader U Ko Ko Gyi has created headlines by registering a political party to compete in the 2020 election but his foray into a food processing business with a Chinese entrepreneur has received less attention.