February 12, 2021
Myanmar Coup: The View From Yangon
By Hugh Bohane
Residents in Myanmar express their alarm, anger, and sense of deja vu over the February 1 coup.
February 10, 2021
Protests Against Military Coup Sweep Myanmar’s Yangon
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Portraits of a pensive nation.
April 12, 2020
In Myanmar, Hunger Overshadows COVID-19 for Yangon’s Poorest
By Lorcan Lovett
Myanmar's lockdown will hit the urban poor hard. That's inspiring charitable donation -- and labor strikes.
March 22, 2017
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
By Olaf Schuelke
Myanmar's rapid transformation, as seen in the commercial capital of Yangon.
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.
February 10, 2015
Myanmar Shelves Projects
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Local authorities suspend work on several projects citing cultural heritage concerns.
September 02, 2014
The World of Yangon’s Tire-Cutters
By Jacob Goldberg
A student documentary offers glimpse into a unique profession.
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.
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?
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.
September 15, 2013
Myanmar Facing Massive Inflation Before Economy Really Gets Going
Runaway rents are making life difficult for locals and expats alike.
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.
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