Myanmar urged to reinstate internet, fix telecoms law on anniversary of shutdown

Myanmar is facing a barrage of calls by the international and business community as well as civil rights organisations to lift an internet shutdown imposed in the conflict areas of Rakhine and Chin states. With the blackout, which has affected over one million people, entering its second year this weekend, calls for the government to […]

Deadlock over April factory shutdown plan as garment orders dry up

Labour unions want garment factories to suspend operations this month to help prevent the spread of coronavirus at workplaces, but most employers are resisting the idea because of uncertainty over how long the shutdown might last. By KYAW YE LYNN | FRONTIER “Imagine how bad the situation would be if one of us here was […]