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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Prominent human rights lawyer Ms Amal Clooney appealed to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar.
Behind closed doors, Myanmar has moved a step closer to approving the ambitious, multi-billion dollar China-Myanmar Economic Corridor.