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  1. 10 Places You Wouldn't Have Gone 10 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Switched

    Of all the exciting developments that have occurred in the last decade, the new travel landscape is definitely high on the list. Certain countries have opened up to tourism, some cities have become safer for visitors and a handful of new nations have even been born.

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  2. Travel: Life on the streets of Yangon, MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. INDEPENDENT since 1948, the architectural legacy of the British Empire hangs over Myanmar's capital Yangon, finds author Marek Lenarcik As Myat had promised, a guide, Fo, was waiting for me outside the hotel at 9am.

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  3. Myanmar Times: Fears as army blocks aid to Rakhine - Lun Min MangRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Burmanet

    Concern about the plight of villagers trapped in the combat zone in northern Rakhine State is deepening as volunteers reported yesterday that food is now running short in six villages of Kyauktaw township. The Tatmadaw has confined the villagers to their homes as fighting persists.

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  4. Agence France-Presse: US 'concerned' over western Myanmar rebel clashesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Burmanet

    The United States on Monday voiced alarm over rare clashes between the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine state believed to have caused hundreds of civilians to flee their homes. Unrest between the military and Arakan Army - a group that hails from Rakhine, but has previously focused on fighting in Myanmar's conflict-riddled north - has flared in recent days, raising fears that it could complicate the country's delicate nationwide peace process.

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  5. Travel Myanmar: Travel upriver in Myanmar, 'land that time forgot'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Washington Times

    I sat in silence, passing through the verdant countryside, Bagan's revered temples shrouded in the morning mist, burnished gold by the rising sun. Then the driver of my horse-drawn cart waved his hand for me to look.

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  6. Democratic Voice of Burma: Archaeologist warns of historical treasures lost to global black marketRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Burmanet

    Burma's jungles and plains are dotted with historical artefacts the envy of much of the world. But now many of those precious items are ending up overseas, thanks to a thriving black market.

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  7. The remarkable multi-terraced Myatheindan Pagoda, known as the Taj...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Washington Times

    I sat in silence, passing through the verdant countryside, Bagan's revered temples shrouded in the morning mist, burnished gold by the rising sun. Then the driver of my horse-drawn cart waved his hand for me to look.

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  8. Yes, your pictures of Myanmar are pretty. But these are prettierRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Los Angeles Times

    About 25 years ago, when lifelong Californian David Heath was in the early stages of a career in business, he stepped into a client's office, sat down and saw behind the client a big, strange, beautiful photo: the plains of Bagan, dotted with ancient temples. Burma.

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  9. RTG Crane increases efficacy via bottom-located operator cabin.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | ThomasNet

    Addressing needs of ports industries, BOXHUNTER rubber tyre gantry crane increases operational efficiency and conserves time in retrieving storage and shipping containers. Positioning of cabin at bottom accelerates operator entry and initiation of operation.

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  10. Diplomacy hits snag as Yangon embassy pours cold water on BBQRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Crikey

    So much for soft diplomacy - the Australian embassy in Yangoon has closed its doors to the wider Australian community in Myanmar. A significant shift in Australia's foreign affairs strategy is one of the more curious policies undertaken by Tony Abbott, a foreign affairs neophyte strikingly similar in this regard to Julia Gillard.

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  11. Myanmar Times: Fair pay for Myanmar's civil servants - Nicholas FarrellyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Burmanet

    As the economy continues its bustling run - fuelled by frontier-market optimism - it's worth taking stock of an economic issue that rarely gets the attention it deserves. With so many words spilled on high rents and over-priced hotel rooms, there's barely any room at the inn for discussion about wages, particularly the pay of the decision-makers who keep the entire system in order.

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  12. Asia Tribune: Myanmar's US lobby link enters the spotlight - Prashanth ParameswaranRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Burmanet

    This week, several media outlets reported that Myanmar had hired the Podesta Group, a powerful US lobbying firm, to represent its interests in Washington. Connections between governments and other influential actors in Washington are far from unique to Myanmar.

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  13. Mizzima News: US Ambassador visits Chin StateRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Burmanet

    US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has just spent two days visiting Chin State, according to the Chin Land Guardian. The American diplomat was greeted at the entrance to the capital Hakha on April 21 by a group of town-elders, pastors and leaders in traditional dress.

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  14. US 'concerned' over western Myanmar rebel clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bangkok Post

    The United States on Monday voiced alarm over rare clashes between the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine state believed to have caused hundreds of civilians to flee their homes. Unrest between the military and Arakan Army -- a group that hails from Rakhine, but has previously focused on fighting in Myanmar's conflict-riddled north -- has flared in recent days, raising fears that it could complicate the country's delicate nationwide peace process.

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  15. Amazing Ngapali Beach in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Examiner.com

    Ngapali Beach in Myanmar is long, the sand is cool and soft, the sea is gentle and warm, and there are none of the pesky annoyance found on many beaches. No bugs, no vendors, and no rip tides.

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  16. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    Scaffoldings are seen during the restoration of the Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal in Venice lagoon. The ancient Venetian bridge, which has more than 20 million tourists walking on it annually, will be closed partially until the end of the restoration work, Venetian authorities say.

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  17. BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Nation

    Krungsri opens office in Yangon Krungsri , a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group , has opened a representative office in Yangon with the aim of supporting the bank's corporate and SME clients in capturing business opportunities in Myanmar. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ , a banking entity under MUFG, also officially commenced its full branch operations in Yangon yesterday.

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  18. Bhutan, Myanmar and Mozambique Among Emerging Destinations Says Founder Of A&S Signature JourneysRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 21, 2015 - ADA, Mich. -- Bhutan, Myanmar, and Mozambique are among the top emerging destinations, according to Sheri Fazleabas, founder and president of A&S Signature Journeys, a boutique tour company that offers the ultimate customized vacations for sophisticated, seasoned travelers.

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  19. A & S Signature Journeys Names Bhutan, Myanmar & Mozambique as Top Emerging DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Travel World News

    Bhutan, Myanmar, and Mozambique are among the top emerging destinations, according to Sheri Fazleabas, founder and president of A&S Signature Journeys, a boutique tour company that offers the ultimate customized vacations for sophisticated, seasoned travelers. Fazleabas attributes the growing popularity of these destinations to their appeal to travelers who are seeking authentic, "experiential" vacations in the more unspoiled and exotic regions of the world.

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  20. Air India Gaya flight till JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Telegraph

    Air India has met the demand for more flights from Gaya by stretching the suspension cut-off date till June 30. Usually, flight operations at Gaya airport begin from October 1 and ends on April 30. While Air India continues its operation till April 30, almost all the foreign airways suspend scheduled flights by March 31. This year, at least four Air India flights between Gaya and New Delhi have got an extension up to June 30. This is for the first time that scheduled flights will be operated after April 30. These four flights include Delhi-Gaya-Yangon and Yangon-Gaya-Delhi and Delhi-Gaya-Varanasi-Delhi on Friday and Sunday.

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