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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An election marred by controversy over voting procedures has seen incumbents hold on to 38 of the 58 central executive committee positions on the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the nation’s peak industry body.