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The typists around Yangon


One of many typists around the Yangon downtown core.

According to our guide Sandy from the Free Yangon Walks, the many typists around the Yangon downtown core are lawyers. They help the locals type legal documents such as housing contracts that they can then take to court.

Why a typewriter instead of a computer?

If you’ve been in Myanmar, you would know that the power goes out quite frequently. As such, a typewriter helps the lawyers work through the power outages.

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