9 hrs ago
Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs
Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar in 2011, a growing number of tourists are choosing to visit the South East Asian nation.
10 hrs ago
Myanmar man who passed through Suvarnabhumi has malaria, not Ebola
MYANMAR has notified Thailand that a Myanmar man with a record of visiting African countries who made a stopover in Thailand and was tested for Ebola disease had malaria.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Vail Daily News
Vail Daily travel feature: Exploring the labyrinth of Inle Lake
Editor's note: This is the seventh and final article in a series of seven. To read the other installments, visit www.vaildaily.com.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
A boy holds an inflatable ring on a beach near Dawei.
For years, Dawei has been the promised land of Thai developers who have long dreamed of turning this southern Myanmar port city into a gateway to the Andaman Sea.
4 Places You Shouldn't Miss In Myanmar
Adventure, Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Markets and Bazaars, Nature Appreciation, Pop Culture and Travel, Rivers and Lakes, Shopping, Temples and Churches, Wildlife Appreciation, Yangon, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink This article was written by Melissa Reichwage, an avid traveler and international development and ... (more)
Drug control efforts go local in Myanmar's Kachin State
YANGON, 14 August 2014 - Myanmar's northern Kachin State, renowned for its heroin production, is changing tack in its efforts to curb rampant drug use and cultivation: In addition to crop-substitution programmes, community-led campaigns aim to change minds and steer people towards treatment.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Myanmar to launch tourist e-visas September
As per the information available, the new E-visas will be for tourists only. This has been affirmed by the Ministry of Immigration and Population in a recent official statement.
The Diplomat: The strategic importance of Myanmar for India -...
The new Indian government has begun its tenure with a busy calendar of international travel.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
John Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted Myanmar hotel
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second from right, along with U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, addresses the start of the Australia-US Ministerial Consultations talks at Admiralty House in Sydney, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Myanmar Times: US to waive timber sanctions for one year
The United States Treasury Department granted a special one year licence beginning in late July for certain US companies to trade with Myanma Timber Enterprise and other members of the timber industry currently under sanction by the United States.
Mizzima News: Yangon ceremony opens Canada's first embassy in Myanmar
The opening of Canada's first embassy in Myanmar showed its commitment to closer bilateral relations, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said in Yangon on August 8. Mr Baird, Canada's ambassador to Myanmar, Mr Mark McDowall, and Myanmar's Deputy Foreign Minister U Thant Kyaw attended aribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the embassy's opening in ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Temple trekking in Bagan
Zipping silently down a dusty road on my electric scooter, I notice an old sandstone pagoda rising up on the left of the road.
The Daily Star
US won't confront China
The United States yesterday pressed its case for a freeze on hostile acts in waters contested by China and its Southeast Asian neighbours, but said it did not want to "confront" Beijing over its strategy in the region.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Myanmar rules stack cards against Suu Kyi party
Aung San Suu Kyi's quarter-century quest to lead Myanmar is running out of time because of a legal roadblock, posing a dilemma for a party that was forged around the mystique of the Nobel Peace Prize Winner.
Sea row overshadows talks between China,...
Top Chinese and Southeast Asian diplomats met for talks overshadowed by maritime tensions Saturday with Beijing's increased boldness in disputed waters stirring international concern.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Kerry urged to take harder line on rights issues in Myanmar
Muzafar Jalil connects to his Burmese past through blurry photos of a son he never saw grow up and a granddaughter he may never meet.
John Kerry and the twist in Myanmar policy
When then-US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Myanmar in 2011 the entire nation seemed to roll out the red carpet for her.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sushma to visit Myanmar Aug 8-11 for ASEAN meeting
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Myanmar Aug 8-11 to attend the ASEAN-India foreign ministers meeting in the capital Nay Pyi Taw and also the East Asia Summit foreign ministers meeting, an official said Wednesday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Weyburn This Week
Canadian professor made to leave Myanmar over Buddha tattoos on right leg
Jason Polley, who teaches English at Hong Kong Baptist University, said the problem started a day after he arrived in the country last Tuesday, when a local person took a picture of his Buddha tattoos and posted it to Facebook.
Facility opened in Myanmar to handle private jets
The Myanmar MJets Business Aviation Centre was unveiled at Yangon International Airport yesterday to take advantage of the rising demand for chartered flights and private jets in the country.