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Protesters in Myanmar pressure Singapore firms to leave

Protesters carrying placards near the Singapore embassy in Yangon.
Protesters carrying placards near the Singapore embassy in Yangon.PHOTO: EI PHYU

SINGAPORE - Singapore-linked firms have come under pressure from pro-democracy groups as the military crackdown on anti-coup protests in Myanmar grows in violence and bloodshed by the day.

Protests have spilled over from the streets to online, as activists name foreign firms operating in Myanmar that they say may be channelling funds to the military.

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