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Cars For Clunkers: Myanmar Swaps Old Rides For New

Until recently, few people in Myanmar had cars because only the ruling elite could afford imported vehicles. But a new policy that lets ordinary Burmese buy imported cars, too, has rusting jalopies slowly disappearing from city streets. The car policy is emblematic of the country's rapid and chaotic reforms.