“What bomb?” ask cowed locals

"What bomb?" ask cowed locals - The Irrawaddy, October 24, 2005
A new round of draconian price increases has left Rangoon people stunned but resigned, and reluctant even to talk openly about a new bomb attack in the city center...
Gasoline is not just eight times more expensive this week than last, it's also severely rationed. My taxi driver showed me his ration book, allowing him six gallons (27 liters) every three days. No exemption is made for taxi operators, who run Rangoon's only reasonably comfortable form of public transport...
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