fbpx

Come heat or highwater, Yangonites persevere

Most people in Yangon Region affirmed that they are obviously feeling the higher temperatures these past few week days compared with the same time last year. “People don’t take taxis when it’s very hot. Most people don’t even go out unless they have to. This cuts the drivers’ incomes,” 35-year taxi veteran U Hla Tin, […]

Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

Nothing is normal these days when it comes to Myanmar’s weather. In Yangon, residents talk about a time when they used to wear sweaters or scarves in the colder months, when the early morning was crisp and people would exercise to stay warm. Not anymore. Yet, this rise in temperature is just a small indicator […]