Burma decides to move its capital. just like that.

Myanmar confirmation that it was shifting its seat of government has left many analysts at a loss to explain the move.
After all, why go to the huge trouble and expense of relocating thousands of officials to a remote mountainous region when there is a well-established political infrastructure in the port city of Rangoon?

Joseph Silverstein, a Burma specialist and Emeritus Professor of Rutgers University, described the plan as “totally irrational”.
BBC: Burma’s confusing capital move

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