In Myanmar, Betel Quid Chewing Remains Popular Despite Risks

YANGON, MYANMAR – Wai Htet Aung, age 27, waits for his turn at a crowded betel quid stand in downtown Yangon. Customers have lined up by the table to place their orders. “It’s tasty,” he says. “I have bad breath and I want my mouth to smell better.” The signs of this popular habit are […]