The participation of tens of thousands of government medical personnel in the Civil Disobedience Movement has created gaps in healthcare that striking doctors and colleagues working at private hospitals are struggling to fill.
Despite the dangers, protesters in the Sagaing Region capital say they will keep hitting the streets – to send a strong message to the people, the junta and the world, and to honour fallen comrades.
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ON DECEMBER 14, the European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar, better known as EuroCham, published its second annual Business Confidence Survey. The survey found European companies had mixed feelings about the business environment and direction of the country’s economy. Frontier’s Kyaw Ye Lynn sat down with Mr Filip A Lauwerysen, the executive director of EuroCham Myanmar, to get a better understanding of how European companies see Myanmar as a place to do business.
Animals provide a vital transport service in Kyaukphyu, where rural isolation and waterways prevent more modern alternatives.