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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Young people have long contributed to change in Myanmar, but there has been little space for them to be actively involved as decision makers in the current peace process.
From north to south, east to west – much of the produce that is available to Yangon’s residents has travelled from far-flung corners of the country.