Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
Resistance forces have humiliated coup leader Min Aung Hlaing but victory may require a lengthy struggle, and society must stay resilient in the meantime.
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After numerous delays, Yoma Strategic Holdings broke ground on the “Landmark” mixed use development in downtown Yangon on February 16. Yoma’s head of real estate Mr Cyrus Pun spoke to Frontier about the project’s latest developments, the issues they faced in reaching this point and the company’s other major projects.
Myanmar’s English newspaper of record has outlasted the jailing of one of its founders for contrived offences, a suffocating censorship regime not lifted until 2012 and a controversial early connection with the junta. It may not outlast its current management.