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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Since its chaotic launch last January the Yangon Bus Service has slowly showed signs of improvement, but commuters still face a range of challenges getting around the city.
Amid a crackdown on the media and freedom of expression, the danger level has risen not only for journalists but also those they work with.
About 120,000 people have languished in camps for the internally displaced in Rakhine State since 2012 and among them are hundreds of Kaman, the only Muslim group among Myanmar’s 135 officially-recognised ethnic groups.