CIJ Fellows: Burma's Ghost-Town Capital

    CIJ Fellows Matt Kennard and Claire Provost visited Naypyidaw as part of ongoing investigations sponsored by the Bertha Foundation.

    They found all the infrastructure and trappings expected of a bustling capital city, but little sign of bustle. In this report they examine the project to relocate the nation's capital, rumored to have cost $4bn, and the reasons behind it.

    Read the full article in the Guardian Burma's bizarre capital: a super-sized slice of post-apocalypse suburbia.