Recent construction on militarised islands off Myanmar has sent the media into a tizzy, but despite rampant speculation, experts say it’s unlikely China is behind it, though India may still have cause for concern.
Following the devastation of Cyclone Mocha, the Arakan Army says it will work with the military regime to help people in Rakhine, but that cooperative spirit appears to be one-sided, with the junta still facing accusations of holding up aid for political purposes.
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The determination of a Palaung entrepreneur to realise a dream for his region has highlighted Myanmar’s huge potential for producing and exporting organic produce.
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Myanmar claims it wants foreign investors, but protective rules and regulations are preventing the economy from really taking off.
A USDP legislator has reportedly backed a proposal to use the next parliament session to “suspend” a constitutional article that blocks Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming the next president.
Villagers living near Myanmar’s largest coal mine at Tigyit in southern Shan State say it is having a devastating effect on their health and livelihoods.
The election victory of the National League for Democracy has raised hopes of an early release for the hundreds of political prisoners in the nation’s jails.
Forced relocations for a hydropower dam at Paunglaung in Shan State have led to a rise in depressive disorders and suicides among displaced farmers.