Since the February 1 coup pushed Myanmar’s economy off the edge, residents living in informal housing on the urban fringe – already battered by the COVID-19 pandemic – are being pushed to the brink of starvation.
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Myanmar’s banks are increasingly offering services targeted at foreigners, but negotiating the complex range of regulations and fees can be hard work.