Residents of conflict-wracked Sagaing and Magway regions who have left for the relative safety of big cities face challenges that include discrimination, harassment and barriers to their children’s education.
A leaked junta memo shows three Chinese firms appealing to Nay Pyi Taw to arrange liquified natural gas imports from Russia amid economic turmoil in Myanmar.
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Some 20,000 convicts toil in prison camps across the country, where they face abuse, exploitation and forced labour, a Myanmar Now investigation finds.
The rapid uptake of smartphones and data usage in Myanmar as well as limited access to formal banking offers a unique opportunity for mobile money operators.