How Two Sisters Use Food to Celebrate Myanmar’s Most Misunderstood Minority
The semi-autonomous Wa State, located on Myanmar’s eastern border with China, is often dismissed as a haven for drug trafficking. But Yangon’s Root Kitchen & Bar wants to give visitors a taste of true Wa culture.
Inside Burma’s First Kentucky Fried Chicken
Before decades of isolation and sanctions, Burma had no predilection for—let alone access to—Western fast food. Today, however, foreign brands like KFC are sweeping the market.
Myanmar’s 'Very Silly' Constitution Blocks Nobel Peace Prize Winner From Presidency
A legacy of military rule means Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president after the country's first free election in 25 years, even if her party wins a landslide.
Hundreds of Thousands of Citizens Won’t Be Allowed to Vote in Myanmar’s Historic Election
The Southeast Asian country will hold its first free election in 25 years on Sunday — but many citizens will be barred from voting.