The evidence is everywhere in Myanmar: at doughnut shops, at a previously Disney-fied liquor stop rechristened “Micky’s” and at tech shops emblazoned with the world-famous Apple logo – not to mention the DVD shops stacked deep with cheap fake movies.
Buildings in Yangon may be threatened as high-rise developments draw an unprecedented volume of water from beneath the city, prompting authorities to consider alternative ways to meet increased demand.
U Wai Phyo found himself in charge of the family business in 1999 when he returned to Myanmar. Since then, Yathar Cho Industry’s Yum Yum instant noodles have become one of the country’s best-known brands. He discusses his story with The Myanmar Times.