An escalation in fighting between the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and the Tatmadaw near the town of Mong Ko on the China border has emptied villages, while inflaming longstanding tensions over who controls the area.
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Amendments to the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law appear to be a knee-jerk response to recent protests in Rakhine and Kayah states and on university campuses, and threaten to further undermine the NLD’s democratic credentials.
Frontier speaks to U Htu Htu Aung, executive director of Supreme Group of Companies, about the government's new LNG power plan.