Myanmar crisis: leave or stay? Taiwan, Hong Kong expats among the foreigners counting the cost of doing business

Apr 11, 2021 | INVESTING

Taiwanese entrepreneur Andy Chen and his family have packed their belongings to leave Myanmar. The 35-year-old first visited the country in 2013 as a volunteer and now owns an engineering service firm, but life in Yangon has become too difficult since the military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government on February 1.

In the early weeks of the protests, Chen took photographs from his flat and posted videos on Facebook but he stopped after security forces began firing into people’s homes…

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