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For such a small place, Pyin Oo Lwin packs a lot in. The former British hill station, located 3,510 feet above sea level and 42 miles east of Mandalay in the Shan Hills, is home to some well-preserved colonial architecture, two elite military academies, more than half a dozen Hindu temples, and Myanmar's only botanical garden.
A stay in Yangon holds much fascination and appeal in itself, yet there is also much more of Myanmar to discover beyond the country's largest city and main international gateway, in destinations like Mandalay and Bagan.
Burma faces a "very tough task" to achieve the Ministry of Electric Power's ambition to develop a modern national energy infrastructure in the next 15 years, an industry report said.
Myo Pai, a leader of a Kuala Lumpur-based free funeral services group, standing right in a white shirt, beside the coffin of Ko Tony on Wednesday, before he was killed.
Following a funeral for a Buddhist man killed during recent inter-communal violence, a mob of angry Buddhists burned down an orphanage, a rest house and a farm at a Muslim section of a cemetery north of Mandalay on Friday afternoon, Mandalay firefighters said.
The Burmese government says it has seized more than 17 billion kyats worth of smuggled imported and exported products over the past 20 months.
The Department of Civil Aviation said on Tuesday that it is indefinitely delaying its plans to invite foreign and local companies to upgrade 30 out Burma's 69 domestic airports.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 03:51 pm
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