Five places not to miss when visiting Myanmar
Myanmar , formerly known as Burma, has been isolated for decades but now the door is open and tourists are flooding in.
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Wardrums in Myanmar's Wa hills
Page 1 of 2 Wardrums in Myanmar's Wa hills By Anthony Davis YANGON - Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of Myanmar's armed forces, or Tatmadaw, is a man on the move.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
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The Department of Civil Aviation said it will issue a tender in the last quarter of this year inviting local and foreign companies to upgrade 39 underdeveloped domestic airports in Burma.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Eleven Media Group: Mandalay leads tourism sector with 302 new hotels
Mandalay Region leads other cities and tourist destinations in Myanmar with 302 new hotels approved, according to data from Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Attacks in Myanmar threaten US ties
The Obama administration counts Myanmar's transition from military rule as a major foreign policy success for the president and his former secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Anne Curtis, Solenn eat crickets
Actress-host Anne Curtis proved to be an adventurous traveler when she agreed to eat crickets on her trip to Myanmar.
Will development overshadow Myanmar's rich cultural history?
After years of turmoil, the military government is moving toward political reform.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
South China Morning Post
Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders
Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world's most beautiful historic sites As a fierce afternoon sun finally begins to dip, work on the Ananda Temple begins again.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Asia News Network
YANGON: Myanmar braces for tourist boom with 48 new hotels
There will be 48 new hotels providing a total of 37,024 rooms to be opened across Myanmar within the next three months, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Myanmar Times: Obama to make return visit in 2014
Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns announced the trip in a speech on April 8 at the launch of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York.
Filling Myanmar's Rakhine aid gap
YANGON, 9 April 2014 - Aid agencies are trying to find practical ways of getting humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people in Myanmar's Rakhine State following a series of attacks on the aid community there, and pending an agreement on the resumption of their operations.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ascott Celebrates 30 Years Of Hospitality Excellence
CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence unit, The Ascott Limited , continues to extend its global footprint as it kicks off its 30th anniversary celebrations with special promotions for its customers that include discounted rates and free nights.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Myanmar loans ancient treasures to New...
A landmark exhibition opens in New York next week exploring the ancient kingdoms of Southeast Asia and introducing to the outside world the first treasures from Myanmar seen abroad.
Myanmar's Tourism Boom Endangers Fragile Ecosystems
The country has opened its doors to tourism and all that goes with it: hotel construction, pollution, waste-and perhaps ecosystem loss.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Food & Wine
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Thu Apr 03, 2014
B.Grimm plots course for Asean
B.Grimm, one of Thailand's oldest conglomerates, is aggressively expanding its power business to Japan and across Asean to raise its revenue over 100 billion baht in eight years.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Asia News Network
SINGAPORE: S'pore hotel group Pan Pacific opens second Myanmar hotel
A Singapore hotel group has opened its first hotel in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw amid rising tourism and foreign business investment in the country.
U.S. calls for end to humanitarian curbs in Myanmar's Rakhine
The United States called on Myanmar on Wednesday to lift travel restrictions on U.N. and other humanitarian staff to allow them to resume work in the country's Rakhine State, which has been hit by ethnic and religious violence.
Exotic River Cruises gaining in popularity
With ten new river cruise vessels debuting in 2014 and more on tap for 2015, this may be the perfect time to experience a river cruise.
Keys To... Myanmar: Developing And Investing In Myanmar's Hotel Industry
In the past three years, Myanmar , has been enjoying a hotel boom, driven by surging tourist arrivals as the country opens up to economic and political reforms.