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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Alleged links to ‘terrorist organisations’ prompted the Ministry of Education to file a case against the international school for not having a licence, even though it is not eligible for a school licence under Myanmar law.
IN LATE April, the President’s Office ordered the Union Solidarity and Development Party and other groups to return billions of kyat paid by artisan oil producers that were intended for development projects in Magway Region, but instead used for other activities during the previous government’s term.