An increasing number of Myanmar people are selling kidneys as a quick-fix solution to poverty and debt, with many donors going to India for transplants and telling lies to have them approved.
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Chin parties are upset at a last-minute change to seat boundaries in a Magway Region township that appears to have dashed their hopes of an election win.
Five million young voters will be able to cast their ballots for the first time in Myanmar's election on Sunday – about 14 percent of the electorate.
Early results indicate the National League for Democracy is performing very strongly and may even improve on its landslide 2015 victory, following a strong turnout on election day.
A number of candidates have been disqualified from the November 8 election late into their campaigns, for reasons that lay bare the contest’s discriminatory citizenship.
As Aung San Suu Kyi is vilified internationally for denying genocide against the Rohingya, her opponents in Sunday's election are ramping up the rhetoric.
Lost income, transportation shutdowns, quarantine mandates and a general fear of the coronavirus are causing deadly disruptions to cancer patients’ treatment regimes – deaths that will not make the official pandemic statistics.