Residents of conflict-wracked Sagaing and Magway regions who have left for the relative safety of big cities face challenges that include discrimination, harassment and barriers to their children’s education.
A leaked junta memo shows three Chinese firms appealing to Nay Pyi Taw to arrange liquified natural gas imports from Russia amid economic turmoil in Myanmar.
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OmegaPro, an investment scheme parading as an online membership club, is offering the promise of incredible profits, drawing people in at a time of great uncertainty. National regulators and analysts examining the company believe it to be a pyramid scheme.
Residents of an Ayeyarwady Region township are being forced to choose between joining the military or paying an onerous fine, with the large cash payments seemingly being used to lure more young people into joining up.
Civilians and community workers in Rakhine State are living in dread as the Arakan Army and military junta trade arrests, and the threat of war looms large.
Riders for online food delivery service Foodpanda have gone on strike, accusing the German-owned company of slashing rates while putting workers in danger as they navigate Myanmar’s increasingly dangerous cities.
Today marks one year since the Myanmar military regime detained Frontier columnist Sithu Aung Myint. There is absolutely no basis to the charges against him. He and dozens of other journalists are being persecuted simply for doing their job, and should be freed immediately.
The oil industry in Magway Region has taken a beating from arson attacks on small wells by junta forces determined to eliminate a source of revenue for the resistance.
The hunting of rare and threatened animals in the remote forests of Kachin State appears to have increased due to the pandemic and the military coup, while demand from China continues despite border closures.