As the military brazenly guns down its own citizens in ever-larger numbers, activists are finding new ways to resist.
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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Lost income, transportation shutdowns, quarantine mandates and a general fear of the coronavirus are causing deadly disruptions to cancer patients’ treatment regimes – deaths that will not make the official pandemic statistics.
The government is planning to purchase paddy at a floor price set to ensure farmers get a decent return and some rice traders are also pushing for another round of rice-buying to maintain the country’s reserve stocks.
Dubbed the “Buddhist Bin Laden”, Ashin Wirathu is known for his nationalist and anti-Islamic rhetoric. Analysts described his turning himself in as his attempt to.
In the third and final episode in Frontier’s election talk show series, party leaders and civil society leaders discuss development, the power of the youth vote.