Myanmar’s coup is a disaster for Japan

The human and economic cost of the military coup which took place in Myanmar in January is enormous.

Many people are afraid of going to work and the country’s been increasingly cut off from the outside world.

Some foreign businesses have quit. Others have signed a petition calling for democracy and human rights to be restored.

Japan is a major investor in Myanmar.

In this week’s Japan Story podcast, Duncan Bartlett and Andrew Peaple discuss the implications of the coup.