Since the February 1 coup pushed Myanmar’s economy off the edge, residents living in informal housing on the urban fringe – already battered by the COVID-19 pandemic – are being pushed to the brink of starvation.
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Sluggish sales in the high end of the property market have prompted Yoma Strategic Holdings and First Myanmar Investment to move into “mass market” projects under the new brand Yoma Land.
Pa-O children in southern Shan State have to travel far from the highlands they call home if they want a better education.
Born in Myanmar, raised by Christian teachers in Thailand, and now trapped in a flooded cave, Adul Sam-on's unflinching politeness is capturing hearts.
A recent town hall meeting aimed to dispel concerns about the multi-billion-dollar Yangon New City project and fast, cheap internet access enabled those affected by the project to follow proceedings remotely.