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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Rangoon, Yangon, Burma, travel, recreation, culture, architecture, arts
From early morning until dusk, people from all walks of life are heading to relax and unwind at the reinvigorated Maha Bandoola Garden park.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Beauty by tradition
Everywhere I go in Myanmar, I see them: women, children and, on the odd occasion, men, with a clay-like substance swept in neat circles across their cheeks and smudged casually on their noses, chins and foreheads.
A Spiritual Journey to Myanmar
Architecture, Art + Culture, Art + Culture, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Nature Appreciation, Pop Culture and Travel, Spiritual Travel, Temples and Churches, Trip Ideas, Solo Maureen Santucci, originally from the U.S., has made Peru her home for the past five years.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Summit Daily News
Library Travel Series presents - Myanmar: A Photo Safari' in Silverthorne
Among Neil Groundwater's travels were temples and monuments during the early mornings and late afternoons, when the colors and shadows accented the landscapes.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Celebrating the land of a million pagodas
On Saturday, my Mt. Norway kitchen was overflowing with the aromas of delicious, savory delights - pork marinated in ginger and a thick, sweet soy sauce, then cooked for nearly two hours on a low heat with Asian chile powder to create a unique stew.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Travel World News
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Announces Four Pipeline Projects Across Asia Pacific
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the signings of four management contracts to add three PARKROYAL and one "Pan Pacific" hotels to its portfolio across Asia Pacific - namely in Australia, China and Myanmar.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Clinton Advisers Sought To Soften Her Image
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton listens alongside Aung San Suu Kyi as President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Yangon during his historical first visit to the country on Nov. 19, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar.
Myanmar suspends all MSF operations in the country
The government has suspended all operations of MA©dicine Sans FrontiA rs in Burma following disagreements over the implementation of aid programs in Arakan State, where the group offered vital medical aid to Rohingya Muslims.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Myanmar: an anomaly caught in time
A monk uses a telescope to view a 72-carat diamond mounted on the tip of Shwedagon Pagoda.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
China Digital Times
A Border City on the Edge of the Law
The smuggling route into this rebel-run jungle outpost just over the Chinese border begins on the back of a motorcycle that takes passengers through steeply terraced rubber plantations, and skirts the official crossing before ending at an outdoor market where bedraggled prostitutes mingle with Chinese tourists haggling over tiger claws, bear paws ... (more)
Nok Air buys SGA, unites Nok Mini
Budget airline Nok Air is buying out Siam General Aviation Co , the Thai commuter airline whose founder decided to call it quits.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Plans for Burma's Longest Teak Bridge Spark Debate
The Burma government is planning to repair the country's longest teak wood bridge-a heavily trafficked, century-old structure with rotting pillars-but archeologists and historians are voicing concerns.
Rights group: Burma government 'systematically persecuting' Rohingya
A new report has revealed official Burmese government policies that 'systematically persecute' Rohingya Muslims by denying them basic human rights, including restrictions on movement, marriage, family, health, and privacy.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Rights group: Leaked documents implicate Myanmar government in abusive anti-Rohingya policies
James Island is a 780-acre private island prominently situated within Canada's famous Gulf Island archipelago.
Hotel News Resource
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Announces Four New Properties in the Asia Pacific Region a '
The Group expands its portfolio to 38 'Pan Pacific' and PARKROYAL hotels, resorts and serviced suites with the signing of four management contracts in Australia, China and Myanmar.
Culture Kitchen 2: Little Myanmar
If you are anything like me, you've walked by Peninsula Plaza all the time and perhaps even entered it when you've needed to buy cameras and stuff.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Business the key to jobs and growth
When it comes to doing business, there are few places worse, it seems, than the likes of Myanmar, also known as Burma.
Visa-free travel looms for Thais heading to Myanmar
Some time this year, Thai tourists may not require visas to visit Myanmar, as the exemption process has started, according to the neighbouring country's tourism minister.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Donations Arrive for Refugees Finding Home in Fox Valley
In an attempt to help dozens of refugees leaving their native countries for the Fox Valley, Saturday morning volunteers unloaded vehicles filled with necessities.