The woes of war in western Myanmar have been exacerbated by Cyclone Mocha, with already-struggling residents saying they have still received no assistance, and even accusing the military of launching fresh attacks during the storm.
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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.
Fifty-three confirmed cases in less than a week has left many scared and NGOs fearing the virus will spread to IDP camps.
This week’s Panglong peace conference – the last before the election – is likely to see agreements on a wide range of issues, but negotiators and analysts warn that much of the language is vague and could create to difficulties in the future.
The Tatmadaw’s continued use of children in non-combat roles is holding the country back and it needs to take stronger action.
The banning of Myanmar's largest election monitoring group will have a "huge impact" on the transparency of November's national polls, the organisation's director said Friday.