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 four ethnic armed groups that launched a joint offensive in northern Shan State last month should be formally declared terrorist groups, the defense minister says.
In the decades of military rule, millions of Myanmar citizens left the country in search of better opportunities abroad. Since reforms began many have returned in the hope of contributing to their country’s continued growth – but most still face challenges in their homeland.