Deepening poverty and increased demand for scrap materials are driving ever more people, including children, to scavenge for rubbish in Myanmar’s cities, but worsening power cuts are creating recycling bottlenecks.
Buddhist education centres for children and young adults are multiplying across Myanmar, but while they claim to be politically neutral, critics say they teach toxic nationalism and military propaganda.
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The yemase, or 'unwashed', as the jade miners of northern Myanmar are known, risk their lives to scrape out a living.
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Dozens of jade miners were buried Friday in a mass grave after a landslide in northern Myanmar killed over 170, most of them migrant workers seeking their fortune in treacherous open-cast mines near the China border.
COVID-19 travel restrictions have stranded thousands of Myanmar seafarers abroad, while thousands more are languishing at home and eager to return to work.
The battered bodies of more than 160 jade miners were pulled from a sea of mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar's Hpakant Township on Thursday.
The bodies of at least 113 jade miners were pulled from the mud on Thursday after a landslide in Kachin State, fire services said, in one of the worst accidents ever to hit the perilous industry.
Parties accuse the commission of bias towards the ruling NLD party after it dismissed requests to ban images of Aung San from the campaign trail.
Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, the army said.