Since being banned from Facebook, some of the most prominent spreaders of hate speech and disinformation have moved to Telegram, and fact-checkers say the messaging app is doing little to regulate its platform.
Some factory owners have been accused of exploiting and failing to protect their employees during the latest COVID-19 outbreak, and with unions lying low since the coup, workers are unable to seek redress.
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Migrant worker remittances have transformed the remote Magway Region village of Mauktin, but unscrupulous job brokers have left many residents under crushing debt.
Thai police said the group, en route to Malaysia with the help of human smugglers, was discovered at a house in Bangkok's Don Mueang district. The homeowner was among the arrestees.
Purrfect English Youth Essay Competition winner May Myat Noe Khant imagines a future in which urbanisation and increased foreign investment privilege a lucky few but leave the rest behind.
After an investigation by Deloitte proved unable to determine if the military-owned company uses its fortunes for military purposes – a conclusion human rights campaigners called 'farcical' – Japan's Kirin to continue partnership with Myanmar Brewery.