With an entire academic year already lost to the pandemic, the junta says schools will reopen on June 1, but teachers, students and their parents are refusing to attend or enroll in schools administered by generals and policed by soldiers.
Customers are flooding branches and ATMs in an effort to withdraw funds, but with cash in short supply, the steady reopening of branches is only putting more pressure on struggling private banks.
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Anti-Corruption Commission chair U Aung Kyi speaks to Frontier about catching “big fish” and the difficulty of persuading the powerful that “Myanmar needs to change”.
A wedding should be a happy, auspicious time for the couple and their friends and family, but for a man outside of the Buddhist faith wishing to marry a Buddhist woman in Myanmar, a gruelling series of obstacles awaits.