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>"National Unity Government says it will allow use of Tether as it tries to fund ‘revolution’ against military government."
>"National Unity Government says it will allow use of Tether as it tries to fund ‘revolution’ against military government."
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Myanmar is battling a plunging local currency amid an unprecedented dollar shortage, driving up the cost of imports and worsening the economy’s struggle with dual challenges of the pandemic and post-coup financial isolation. The kyat has _...Read More_
Myanmar is battling a plunging local currency amid an unprecedented dollar shortage, driving up the cost of imports and worsening the economy’s struggle with dual challenges of the pandemic and post-coup financial isolation. The kyat has _...Read More_
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>"YANGON- Rapid depreciation of the kyat huge caused significant price hikes, shuttered many local businesses, and has led to shortages. Price of essential foods, medicines, and fuel _...Read More_
>"YANGON- Rapid depreciation of the kyat huge caused significant price hikes, shuttered many local businesses, and has led to shortages. Price of essential foods, medicines, and fuel _...Read More_
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Thanks for posting. This is terrible news for a population already struggling after the coup and with COVID. I know we have some users here from Myanmar. What's the situation like out there for you?
Thanks for posting. This is terrible news for a population already struggling after the coup and with COVID. I know we have some users here from Myanmar. What's the situation like out there for you?
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"Prices are soaring and experts warn that the junta’s mismanagement could be catastrophic for the country."
"Prices are soaring and experts warn that the junta’s mismanagement could be catastrophic for the country."
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"The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively."
"The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively."
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[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/14/myanmar-economy-democracy-dictatorship-economic-crisis?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1620992342](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/14/myanmar-economy-democracy-dictatorship-economic-crisis?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1620992342) Dictatorship must be resisted, but that’s _...Read More_
[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/14/myanmar-economy-democracy-dictatorship-economic-crisis?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1620992342](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/14/myanmar-economy-democracy-dictatorship-economic-crisis?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1620992342) Dictatorship must be resisted, but that’s _...Read More_
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Global oil giants TOTAL and Chevron have stopped paying taxes and dividends to the junta's MOGE.
Global oil giants TOTAL and Chevron have stopped paying taxes and dividends to the junta's MOGE.
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>"The technology gives the army the power to listen in on calls, view text messages & emails and track user location."
>"The technology gives the army the power to listen in on calls, view text messages & emails and track user location."
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Myanmar’s banking system has nearly collapsed following the Feb. 1 military coup, with the country’s Central Bank and private banks seeing fewer deposits made and more money being taken out in withdrawals.
Myanmar’s banking system has nearly collapsed following the Feb. 1 military coup, with the country’s Central Bank and private banks seeing fewer deposits made and more money being taken out in withdrawals.
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People line up outside a bank to withdraw cash, in Yangon.
People line up outside a bank to withdraw cash, in Yangon.
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>"The country’s people hold out hope for international help. None is coming."
>"The country’s people hold out hope for international help. None is coming."
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>"Investors are fleeing and businesses are teetering close to the financial edge as the junta’s crackdown worsens."
>"Investors are fleeing and businesses are teetering close to the financial edge as the junta’s crackdown worsens."
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The United States has already taken economic action against Burma's military leaders Doing business with Myanmar _...Read More_
The United States has already taken economic action against Burma's military leaders Doing business with Myanmar _...Read More_