Illegal activities draw tourists to Mong La, Myanmar's Vegas

Mong La, a town referred to as a "lawless region," lies directly on Myanmar's border with neighboring China and regularly experiences an influx of Chinese tourists looking to take part in illicit recreation. The area is overrun with illegal activities, ranging from prostitution to the sale of poached animals. Mong La is considered to be Myanmar's version of Las Vegas, after rising from a small village several decades ago.

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