Myanmar holding two Reuters journalists for more than 500 days is merely an indicator of an anti-media sentiment that is growing worldwide.
From national hero, to icon, to pariah. The fall of Aung San Suu Kyi has been staggeringly quick, but how did this exactly happen?
The last work week of the year would unfortunately not go quietly, as Donald Trump eviscerated the taxation system, complicated violent sped through the Melbourne CBD and history was made at the end of a cuff.
To many in the West, Aung San Suu Kyi has suffered a terrible reverse. But look closer and the Suu Kyi that fit our superhero narrative was exactly that: fiction.
Oh, the week it was. We found out that Trumble is sleeping on the couch, AusPol kicked back into its petty stride and Fox Sports fought a bloke who televised a fight.
Despite her landslide election win, the long road that Aung San Suu Kyi has walked upon is no closer to its destination, Max Walden writes.
In the final of her series, Scarlett Hawkins wishes much for Myanmar, but most of all that the hill tribes will be given more say in the future of their country.
In the second part of her Myanmar series, Scarlett Hawkins tells us the tales of the freedom fighters and their ethically dubious struggle for recognition from an equally dubious government.
In the first of a three-part series on Myanmar, take a mad motorbike ride with Scarlett Hawkins that began for her an investigation into the cultural, political, economic and social dynamics at play within this complex country.