The surprise decision to fix the rate of the kyat has harmed the competitiveness of Myanmar’s rice exports, traders say, and orders from abroad are already beginning to decline.
Consider being a Frontier Member.
Support independent journalism in Myanmar. Become a Frontier member today
Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for reforms and investigations, little has changed.
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.