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Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
March 22, 2017

Myanmar's Amazing Modernization

By Olaf Schuelke
Myanmar's rapid transformation, as seen in the commercial capital of Yangon.

Relics of Rangoon
July 05, 2016

Relics of Rangoon

By Philip J. Heijmans
A new book presents some of the most overlooked buildings of Myanmar’s largest city.
Myanmar Shelves Projects
February 10, 2015

Myanmar Shelves Projects

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Local authorities suspend work on several projects citing cultural heritage concerns.

The World of Yangon’s Tire-Cutters
September 02, 2014

The World of Yangon’s Tire-Cutters

By Jacob Goldberg
A student documentary offers glimpse into a unique profession.

Can India Catch Up With China in Myanmar?
March 16, 2014

Can India Catch Up With China in Myanmar?

By Tridivesh Singh Maini
China has a powerful economic presence, but India has some historical and institutional strengths.

Preserving Indian Heritage in Myanmar
March 03, 2014

Preserving Indian Heritage in Myanmar

By Nava Thakuria
Yangon was once a center for India’s independence struggle. Can the heritage be preserved?

More Than 30 Dead and Dozens Missing After Philippine Earthquake
October 16, 2013

More Than 30 Dead and Dozens Missing After Philippine Earthquake

Also: Myanmar bombing spree, Malaysian ex-bureaucrat is dog’s best friend. Wednesday links.

Myanmar Facing Massive Inflation Before Economy Really Gets Going
September 15, 2013

Myanmar Facing Massive Inflation Before Economy Really Gets Going

Runaway rents are making life difficult for locals and expats alike.

Myanmar: Bust to Boom or Bust to Bust?
September 05, 2013

Myanmar: Bust to Boom or Bust to Bust?

The changes taking place in Myanmar offer opportunity to foreign firms, but challenges remain.

Myanmar’s Developmental Catch-22
February 19, 2013

Myanmar’s Developmental Catch-22

Consumerism and rule of law are taking root in Myanmar. This radical opening brings both opportunity and challenge.

Burma Real Estate – Boom or Bust?
February 03, 2012

Burma Real Estate – Boom or Bust?

With growing optimism that reforms in Burma are for real, property prices are soaring. But is the boom sustainable?

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