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Thursday | ABS-CBN News

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.

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Thursday Apr 17 | Burmanet

Will development overshadow Myanmar's rich cultural history?

After years of turmoil, the military government is moving toward political reform.

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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.

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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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Burmanet

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.

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IRIN

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hospitality Net

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.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Suria

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.

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National Geographic

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.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Food & Wine

Anthony Bourdain's Travel Sketch Pad

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bangkok Post

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.

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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.

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Reuters

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.

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Examiner.com

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.

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JD Supra

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.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Hospitality Net

Pan Pacific Hotels Group opens first international hotel in Myanmar's capital, Nay Pyi Taw

Strategically located close to the Myanmar International Convention Centre, PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw anticipates being the accommodation of choice for visiting dignitaries and high-profile guests Singapore -- Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the opening of PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw today, the first international hotel in the capital of Myanmar, Nay ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Five Envoys Present Credentials To Agong

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 -- The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah today received the credentials of five envoys to Malaysia at Istana Negara here.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Bangkok Post

Myanmar census bars name Rohingya

Enumerators fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday for a census that has been widely criticised for stoking religious and ethnic tensions, after the government denied members of a long-persecuted Muslim minority the right to identify themselves as ''Rohingya.'

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13WHAM

Myanmar holds first census in 3 decades

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EDT MONDAY.

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The Town Talk

Buddhist mobs attack aid workers' homes in Myanmar

Buddhist-led mobs tore through streets hurling stones at the offices and residences of international aid workers in Myanmar's western Rakhine state Thursday, prompting the evacuation of almost all non-essential staff, residents and officials said.

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