The Southeast Asian bloc is considering stronger measures against the Myanmar military but a range of factors may preserve the unproductive status quo.
In Sagaing Region, local people linked to resistance groups risk death to document the conflict, providing media outlets with a vital – if inevitably partisan – source of information from the ground.
Consider being a Frontier Member.
Support independent journalism in Myanmar. Become a Frontier member today
Myanmar aims to achieve national electricity coverage by 2030, but there are big questions about whether that goal can be achieved and what impact it could have on the environment and communities.
US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday hailed Myanmar's transition from army rule as a "remarkable statement" of support for global democracy.
Thai visitors are flocking in droves to pay their respects to nat shrines in Yangon, including one said have aided Leicester City in its English Premier League title victory.