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Tuesday | The Asian Pacific Post

Purchasing Power: Mynamar vs Vancouver

A fully furnished and operational boutique hotel has come on the market in Myanmar.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Conditions 'deplorable' in Arakan IDP camps, says new UN envoy

Concluding a ten-day visit to Burma, the UN's new special rapporteur on human rights, Yanghee Lee, painted a decidedly mixed picture of the country's ongoing reform process at a press conference held at Rangoon airport on Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Aung San Suu Kyi

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Evicted

Surrounded by green fertile highlands and with a clear flowing river running through it, Kyauk Khet is a quiet village of two parts.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Travel, Asia Travel, Burma,

Yahoo!

Stupa-fied in old Rangoon

Rangoon, the former capital of Burma, is sometimes overlooked by visitors in their haste to get to the temples of Pagan or the wonders of Inle Lake.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Southeast Asia, Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Asia Travel, Aung San Suu Kyi

Thu Jul 24, 2014

4 Hoteliers

News from around the Asia Pacific region, July 25.

Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Korean increases flights to malaysia, 20% of total arrivals to Myanmar are luxury travellers from Europe, Ovolo and more... Korean Air Increases Flights to Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand Between July 23 and August 24, flights between Seoul and Chiang Mai will run daily ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Malaysia Travel, Vietnam Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Myanmar opens up economy, but true democracy is still elusive

YANGON, Myanmar- On a recent rain-soaked night, the ancient gold Shwedagon Pagoda, believed to contain relics of the Buddha, glowed through the mist in Yangon.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thais Find a Spiritual Home in Yangon

If you happen to be visiting Botataung Pagoda one day and suddenly notice a lot of Thai being spoken around you, don't be surprised.

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Related Topix: Burma, Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Southeast Asia

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Nation

Buritara eyes Yangon in expansion plans

BURITARA DEVELOPMENT CO has set aside an investment budget of Bt2 billion to develop condominium projects in tourist destinations in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos this year and next.

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Related Topix: Burma, Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Southeast Asia, Laos Travel, Laos, Thailand Travel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

700 protest S. Korean factory closure in Myanmar

A labor leader uses a loudspeaker to address workers outside the Master Sports footwear factory that has been shut down without informing the workers four-weeks ago, outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hospitality Net

PATA, CBI, and Travelife Begin Promotion of Sustainable Tourism in Asia

Pacific Asia Travel Association Unit B1, 28th Floor, Siam Tower - 989 Rama I Road, Pathumwan Bangkok, 10330 Thailand Phone: 658-2000 Fax: 658-2010 Visit Website The Pacific Asia Travel Association , The Netherlands Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries , and Travelife have kicked off their co-operation with a series of ... (more)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Nation

Thai investors urged to move quick in Myanmar

Thai investors should invest more in Myanmar in a bid to take huge advantages in the rapidly-emerging market, speakers said at the the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon last month.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Nation

Can Islam and Buddhism coexist peacefully in SE Asia?

In India new Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in a religious ceremony before taking office; in Indonesia Islamist parties supported presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, a general with tainted human rights record; in Ukraine Jews are fleeing resurgent anti-Semitism; in Britain Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that the UK is a ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Mandalay and Bagan Among The Fascinating Destinations To Add To A Stay In Yangon

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.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Asia Travel, Southeast Asia

The Nation

Dusit moves into Myanmar

Dusit International aims to cash in on Myanmar's growing popularity as a leisure and corporate destination through the opening of the dusitD2 Residence in Yangon.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Burma, Yangon, Burma Travel

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Tuning In

Recent events coordinated and sponsored by both foreign and national entities have introduced the community to high-caliber cultural entertainment, as well as a spirit of mutual appreciation for the arts and their respective backgrounds.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, New York University, National University, Burma, World News

Asia News Network

YANGON: Myanmar set for more foreign arrivals

Yangon International Airport, Myanmar's main gateway, recorded more than 500,000 foreign travellers entering the country from January 1 to the end of June 2014.

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Related Topix: Burma, Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

Thailand to sign ASEAN-India FTA

Thailand today said that Indian investors will be protected under Thai law once they come to invest in the country when the ASEAN-India free trade agreement is signed next month.

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Related Topix: Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Censorship Changed Our Thinking'

Leading writer and human rights activist Ma Thida recently became the first president of Myanmar's branch of PEN International, a global association of writers and editors that promotes free expression.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Journalism, Burma, World News

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vail Daily News

Myanmar travel series part two: One thousand years of golden heritage

Editor's note: This is the second installment in a three-part series. Visit www.vaildaily.com to read the first story.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Yangon, Burma Travel, Agriculture, Science, Photography, Arts

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Suria

Singaporeans visiting Mandalay should...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday issued a travel notice to Singaporeans travelling to Mandalay, Myanmar, following violent riots which resulted in a curfew being imposed by local authorities on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Travel, Asia Travel

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