Naypyidaw

    • 10.15.15

      Myanmar's National Ceasefire Agreement to End 68 Year Civil War Isn't All That National

      After two years of negotiations, Myanmar's government signed a ceasefire agreement with eight local ethnic armed groups on Thursday morning, one of the nation's largest peace deals since it gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1948.

    • 5.4.13

      Burma's Most Decadent Zoo Is Full of Fake Animals

      In 2012, while covering the Burmese elections in Rangoun, I took a train to the city the Burmese never really lived in, the new country's new capital Naypyidaw. As soon as I got there, I realized there wasn't much to do, and ended up passing the time...