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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While the Sangha keeps Myanmar’s abandoned children from the abyss, it’s no substitute for family life, writes Frontier reporter Pyae Sone Aung.
A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems.
A matrix of social issues is swelling the ranks of Myanmar’s abandoned children.
Myanmar has not executed a convict for decades, though they continue to be put on death row. While some call for capital punishment to be scrapped, others are demanding it for child rapists.
For the 11th installment in our series on wild swimming spots, our intrepid reporter – locked down by the COVID-19 pandemic – explores some possibilities closer to home.
While COVID-19 gets all the attention, air pollution contributes to far more deaths each year in Myanmar and a recent joint study has helped shed light on the sources of this pollution in Yangon.
Migrant worker remittances have transformed the remote Magway Region village of Mauktin, but unscrupulous job brokers have left many residents under crushing debt.