Doh Athan

If fighting broke out near you, what would you do? Run away, right? It takes a special kind of courage to go in the other direction, towards a battle zone. This week's episode offers us rare insight into the lives of medics working on the frontlines in Kayah and southern Shan states.

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Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar witnessed historic growth during the reform years between 2011 and 2020. However, since the coup, they’ve been faced with issues including access to finance, rising prices and security concerns, and many are struggling to survive.

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