Myanmar Plans To Scrap Buses In Service Since The 1930s

President Barack Obama's recent visit to Myanmar (or Burma, as it's often called) isn't the only sign that things are changing there. The country's principal city just put a ban on Chevrolet buses that have been ferrying Burmese passengers to and fro since before World War II. » 11/26/12 1:30pm 11/26/12 1:30pm

The Ballad Of Mateo Burma

Apparently, Reader Mateo isn't down with the junta that rules Burma, because he ain't rockin' it Myanmar-style. He sent over a pic he snapped during rush hour in Rangoon. (Don't call it Yangon around Mateo.)
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Damn, we miss riding in the boot.