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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Military and civilian leaders paid their respects to General Aung San and eight others who were assassinated in 1947, in a ceremony in Yangon today.
“Seven Decades” is a watershed moment for Myanmar’s art scene, giving major artists a public platform to reflect openly, and without censorship, on the past for the first time.