Migrant worker remittances have transformed the remote Magway Region village of Mauktin, but unscrupulous job brokers have left many residents under crushing debt.
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As conditions deteriorate in increasingly overcrowded Bangladeshi refugee camps, desperate parents are marrying off their daughters to Rohingya men thousands of kilometres away.
Investigation reveals a sophisticated and always-evolving operation worth many millions of dollars in which members of the Rohingya community play a key role in trafficking.
An advocacy group has proposed four options for reforming Myanmar’s tangle of criminal defamation clauses, which are being used ever more frequently under the National League for Democracy government.
A group of volunteers have been living in cemetaries to isolate from their loved ones while providing crucial funeral rites to the COVID-19 dead among Yangon's Muslim community.
The Bangladeshi government, growing frustrated with the stalled refugee crisis, began transferring hundreds of Rohingya to a low-lying island prone to cyclones and floods.
A cluster of coronavirus cases in Thailand connected to a hotel in Tachileik has policymakers in Bangkok on high alert. By AFP A coronavirus cluster.
More than two months after they were introduced, residents and officials in Yangon are increasingly ignoring stay-at-home orders, yet the government insists infection rates need to fall before they can be rolled back.