Can a Third-World Nation Handle a ‘Hipster Restaurant Empire’?

What is a Hawaiian-born Harvard graduate doing cooking Korean Cubano sandwiches out of a food truck in Myanmar? The Burmese government seems to be grappling with this same question. Even after Yangon officials declined to extend his pop-up Port Autonomy’s lease last month, chef Kevin Ching is on a mission to stake his claim in […]

Myanmar ranked 161st freest economy in the world

With a score of 46.9 in the Heritage Foundation’s “Index of Economic Freedom 2015”, Myanmar needs to improve many areas of its economy to keep up with countries in the region and the world. Myanmar’s score is well below the regional average of 58.8 and the world average of 60.4, ranking it the 161st freest […]