As regions like Sagaing plunge deeper into the chaos of Myanmar’s post-coup conflict, cases of sexual violence by both sides are on the rise and victims have few avenues to seek redress.
Widespread conflict has had a devastating impact on paddy farmers in war zones, but the slump in production is driving up prices for farmers in more stable areas, despite new onerous export restrictions.
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Amid a harsh present, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is asking voters to reflect on the past. Her own party’s past, to be exact.
Former political exile U Aung Moe Zaw is disappointed with the National League for Democracy government.
Villages deserted because of fighting and officials fearful of leaving towns have seriously disrupted planning in Rakhine State for the election.
Elderly citizens have been hard hit by the effects of the coronavirus, with a survey revealing that many worry about having enough to support themselves.
After more than three decades under government control, lawyers are once again able to elect peers to the Bar Council.
COVID-19 travel restrictions will not keep people from fleeing when there are mortar shells falling around them, writes a medical doctor on the COVID-19 frontline in Sittwe.
The November 8 election will be a tough test of the commitment to democracy and human rights of controversial social media giant Facebook.
Rohingya in Myanmar's conflict-wracked Rakhine State expressed fears Sunday of a coronavirus outbreak reaching their overcrowded camps, after a spate of infections sent the state capital into lockdown.