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Myanmar shut North Korean restaurant in 2018 due to sanctions, government confirms

Questions over two countries’ military ties raised in recent UN report remain unanswered, however A North Korean restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar thought to have closed in 2018 due to international pressure was closed by the government in accordance with UN sanctions measures, according to a report to the UN made public in the past week. […]

Burma’s capital: a super-sized slice of post-apocalypse suburbia

Driving through Naypyidaw, the purpose-built capital of Burma, it could be easy to forget that you’re in the middle of one of south-east Asia’s poorest countries. On either side of the street, a seemingly endless series of giant detached buildings, villa-style hotels and shopping malls look like they have fallen from the sky, all painted […]