In Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township, slums for the poor sit uncomfortably next to new, gated communities for the wealthy.
The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.
Burma is undergoing a period of mass urbanisation. Can Rangoon and Mandalay handle the influx of people?
As Burma’s economy begins its slow path to revival, one sector is already booming: the property market.
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