In Focus

Under the gun in Myanmar

Life has gone from bad to horrific for many in the country since the military’s February 2021 coup.


On August 25, 2017, the Myanmar military and militia groups launched a crackdown so brutal against Rohingya Muslim communities that it has since been declared a genocide. Five years later, with little prospect of being repatriated, they reminisce about the homes and communities they once enjoyed.

The Philippines Votes

Elections will take place at the national, provincial and municipal levels across the archipelago nation on May 9, but all eyes are on the race to succeed President Rodrigo Duterte.