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High Hopes for Economic Change in Myanmar's Ethnic Areas

The morning mist has barely risen above Demoso market in Kayah State, yet Karenni villagers from the surrounding area have already started on the local rice wine. While traders prepare their stalls for the morning rush, a throng of men surround a line of yellow jerry cans which hold the sweet liquor.  Perhaps it is just the wine, but everyone at the bustling market is moving with a sense of optimism. In less than a month, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will...

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