Islamic militants from the Islamic State group also known as IS or ISIL are now trying to create a stronghold in developing countries of Africa and South East Asia as their roles elsewhere including Europe are limited.
The media industry in Myanmar certainly is no stranger to getting into trouble with the authorities.
Each successive government had sued and jailed plenty of journalists, including the quasi-civilian government under previous President Thein Sein and the numbers only rose under the current administration ruled by de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
As the long hot summer is drenched by disaster floods in Houston, Bangladesh and India, whilst financial markets continue to hit record highs, we need to ask whether financial markets are simply over-valued or already in bubble territory?
The rate of wild elephant poaching has been increasing in Ayeyawady Region and southern parts of Rakhine State, although conservation activities are being carried out at Rakhine Yoma Wildlife Sanctuary, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).