Richard Sargent

For Richard Sargent's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Chasing dinosaurs in Myanmar's conflict-ridden north

Asia Pacific Jul 2, 2018

Chasing dinosaurs in Myanmar's conflict-ridden north

"Amber hunters" on a quest for a "Jurassic Park"-style discovery of dinosaur remains sift through mounds of the precious resin in Myanmar — a lucrative trade that captivates paleontologists but also fuels a decades-long conflict in the nation's far north. The morning amber market on ...