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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Vast blooms of jellyfish are appearing off Myanmar’s southern coast for the first time in six years, delighting hard-pressed fishing communities exporting to Thailand, but soaring costs and unfair trade terms sting.
Independent journalists risk death and prison in Myanmar, but the military and its allies are adept at finding media lackeys willing to toe the line and parrot their propaganda – for a price.
Pa-O residents say a military-aligned militia is increasingly relying on compulsory conscription and extortion to build up its forces as Myanmar’s post-coup conflict penetrates deeper in southern Shan State.
A Chinese state-owned company and the military regime are quietly pushing forward with a railway line that would run through active conflict zones, after lengthy delays due to Myanmar’s wariness, COVID-19 and then the coup.
In a new book, a former Frontier editor explains how the Myanmar military has preserved its power over decades, the terrible cost this has inflicted on the country and what the world should do about it.
With a mass boycott of public schools entering its third year, the parallel government is scrambling to fine-tune alternatives to junta-run education, while lower-income families find it increasingly difficult to stay away.
The Shanni Nationalities Army has been accused of aiding the Myanmar military since the coup, but its supporters say the group is defending against persecution by the Kachin Independence Army.
A surgeon who quit his job at a government hospital in protest of the coup is now risking his own life to provide lifesaving care on the front lines of the conflict in Kayah State
As economic conditions continue to decline in Myanmar's largest city, some of Yangon's inhabitants are gathering recyclable materials from the city's increasingly polluted rivers and creeks in order to survive.