The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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A lack of job opportunities in Mon State has turned some migrants to smugglers in order to cross back into Thailand illegally.
Legalising commercial farming of rare species will undercut poachers, says Myanmar’s Forest Department, but conservationists expect the move to lead to increased demand.
In Frontier’s first interview with Myanmar Yatai International Holding Group, the company said it wanted to be a model for Chinese investors.