The surprise decision to fix the rate of the kyat has harmed the competitiveness of Myanmar’s rice exports, traders say, and orders from abroad are already beginning to decline.
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Heated campaign rallies have sparked tensions in Pyawbwe Township, a key battleground between the ruling National League for Democracy and opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party.
Frontier has launched an election talk show series aimed at creating a platform for political parties and their candidates to connect with voters, and to give the public more opportunities to learn about their policies.
More than 220,000 eligible voters displaced by conflict in Rakhine State risk being excluded from the November vote, while local election officials say they’re struggling.
A Frontier investigation has uncovered a network of accounts sharing disinformation targeting the NLD and the Rohingya ahead of Myanmar's election.
Rights group Burma Campaign UK announced that the global shipping giant has agreed to stop using military-owned ports in Myanmar by the end of October.