As regions like Sagaing plunge deeper into the chaos of Myanmar’s post-coup conflict, cases of sexual violence by both sides are on the rise and victims have few avenues to seek redress.
Widespread conflict has had a devastating impact on paddy farmers in war zones, but the slump in production is driving up prices for farmers in more stable areas, despite new onerous export restrictions.
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A loosening of regulations under the former government has encouraged banks to expand rapidly and diversify their offerings.
Myanmar’s most notorious Buddhist nationalist group has finished the week chastened after an extraordinary public rebuke from government, military and religious leaders.
Despite promising reform of state media outlets, the National League for Democracy government has instead been accused of continuing to use them as propaganda machines.
Kalay pays a heavy price for its strategic location near the Indian border, as police fight in vain against a flood of drugs.
Since independence, Myanmar’s ethnic minorities have felt ignored by the central government. A new ministry focusing on ethnic affairs was supposed to change that, but there is little clarity about its actual role.
A single family has safeguarded Myanmar’s Jewish tradition for decades, as its once-thriving community dwindled over time.
Against all odds, Myanmar’s independent music scene is on the up and up.
A free arts education program in Yangon is teaching children how to see and think creatively.