Yangon

No one left behind?

Despite COVID-19’s light footprint, economic fallout threatens to undo the gains of Myanmar’s decade-long climb out of isolation.

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

| Feb 28, 2019

Waiting for disaster

Burma has failed to learn lessons from Cyclone Nargis.

| Aug 21, 2015

Sourcing critique

Excavating Burma’s rich intellectual past, carefully preserved by private collectors, can contribute to the ongoing debate on the country’s controversial march towards neoliberalism.

| Jan 14, 2014

Driving across the land of pagodas

An account of the 2012 Indo-Myanmar Friendship Car Rally

| Apr 05, 2013

Delhi – Yangon – Delhi

A trip across borders geographical, political and cultural unravels the complex histories between India, Myanmar and their peoples

| Jan 15, 2013

The fatigue of the road

Demystifying the professional traveller.

| Oct 01, 2011

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