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The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.

| Jul 28, 2020

No one left behind?

Despite COVID-19’s light footprint, economic fallout threatens to undo the gains of Myanmar’s decade-long climb out of isolation.

Pirates of Pansodan street

A new copyright law may bankrupt Myanmar's pirated book business.

| May 08, 2020

The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

| Dec 04, 2019

A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

| Feb 28, 2019

Between labour and the law

Resurgence of labour activism in Myanmar

| Nov 09, 2018

Letter from Myanmar: Journalism under attack

Myanmar’s civil society and journalists are divided over the landmark freedom-of-press case.

| Sep 18, 2018

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