Coup Brings ‘Bad New Days’ to Myanmar’s Mining Communities
By Daniel Combs
Myanmar’s military and ethnic armies are waging a war for control over the country’s natural resources – and the enormous profits that come with them.
Smuggling Away Myanmar’s Chance for Peace
By Tom Fawthrop
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.
Is Modern History's Biggest Natural Resource Heist in Myanmar?
By Luke Hunt
An important report by an environmental watchdog sheds new light on the country's massive illegal gem industry.