The participation of tens of thousands of government medical personnel in the Civil Disobedience Movement has created gaps in healthcare that striking doctors and colleagues working at private hospitals are struggling to fill.
Despite the dangers, protesters in the Sagaing Region capital say they will keep hitting the streets – to send a strong message to the people, the junta and the world, and to honour fallen comrades.
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The Chin armed group has formally partnered with the National Unity Government to "demolish the dictatorship".
In a country which in normal times exports rice, beans and fruit, millions will go hungry in the coming months, the World Food Programme has warned.
A goalkeeper boycotting Myanmar's World Cup qualifiers has urged his teammates to "stand with the people" and raise the three-finger salute while playing in Japan.
French energy giant Total said the military regime would no longer receive cash payments linked to a pipeline operated jointly with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise.
Local defence forces armed with homemade guns are inflicting heavy blows on the Tatmadaw, but some groups worry how long they can hold out without greater support from the National Unity Government.
Dozens of members of the junta’s security forces were killed on May 23, fighters in a civilian resistance group said, amid heavy fighting in Kayah and southern Shan states.
More expensive inputs, declining crop prices and a possible dearth of affordable credit could push millions of farmers into destitution and debt.