Rising demand, border closures and a depreciating kyat have sent prices of medicines soaring – and now pharmacies are closing as staff become infected with COVID-19.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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Popular informal savings and lending schemes have become a vehicle for scammers who lure in victims with the promise of fast, high returns.
88 Generation leader U Ko Ko Gyi has created headlines by registering a political party to compete in the 2020 election but his foray into a food processing business with a Chinese entrepreneur has received less attention.