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.
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President U Htin Kyaw broke down in tears on the weekend while recalling his father’s contributions to Myanmar’s literary canon.
A foreign journalist at the Myanmar Times was dismissed after the Ministry of Information complained about her coverage of alleged human rights abuses in Rakhine State.