U Htin Kyaw is a close ally of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who was barred from running herself by the country’s constitution.
As Europe grapples with its refugee crisis, another one is playing out in Southeast Asia. It involves ethnic Rohingya, the largest group of stateless people on the planet.
There were half a million mobile subscribers five years ago. Now there are 22 million. And so the Burmese are getting a course in the pluses and minuses of technology.