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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The recent collision between two buses on Yangon’s outskirts was one of the city’s worst traffic accidents and the bereaved include a brother and sister whose hopes of attending university have evaporated.
Last month, Senegalese national Mr Abdoulaye Seck completed his stint as World Bank’s Myanmar country manager after nearly three years in the role. Before taking over as the organisation’s country manager in Afghanistan, he spoke to Frontier’s Oliver Slow about the World Bank’s priorities in Myanmar, advice for his successors and some personal reflections from his time in the country.