The First Baptist Church still serves congregations whose ancestors were converted by Victorian missionaries. Photo: Team Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

In sleepy Mawlamyine, Myanmar youths can’t wait to leave as city becomes shadow of its former self

  • A former bustling British port city, Mawlamyine today is a far cry from its glory years in the 1800s
  • Despite recent efforts by the authorities to boost the city’s infrastructure, the economy has not thrived and young residents yearn to leave in search of better jobs

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The First Baptist Church still serves congregations whose ancestors were converted by Victorian missionaries. Photo: Team Ceritalah
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