Domestic fish industry flounders due to COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 impacts resulted in less fish consumption, according to the Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF). The coronavirus pandemic shut down the wedding, donation events, festivities and restaurants. It also poses difficulties in transportation. The restrictions caused a slump in fish consumption in the local market. Moreover, the individual income loses from heightened COVID-19 measures such […]

Secrecy, backlogs and a pandemic: Myanmar’s film industry flounders

The film industry was dealing with a huge backlog of movies and questions about box office takings and tax evasion. Then came COVID-19. Even at the best of times, the outlook for Myanmar’s lacklustre film industry is clouded by secrecy over box office takings and a huge backlog of movies, and yet nothing has shaken […]