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  1. Ooredoo launches mobile services in Burma; Telenor to follow next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    Ooredoo Myanmar held a special press event ahead of their commercial launch in Burma.

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  2. Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    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.

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  3. With Phoenix Elite Security Services, Corporate Travelers to...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | PR.com

    As western companies continue to enter Myanmar, corporate risk assessment programs are increasingly popular.

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  4. Myanmar man who passed through Suvarnabhumi has malaria, not EbolaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    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.

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  5. New Rules to Help Burmese Migrants Apply for PassportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The revision comes after many Burmese migrants were not able to apply for passports because they did not have a valid Burmese ID.

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  6. Burma's Tourism Industry Struggles to Keep Up With Surging Visitor NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The number of tourists coming to Burma looks set to exceed the government's prediction of 3 million this year, but the industry is still struggling to meet visitors' expectations, according to industry experts.

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  7. Vail Daily travel feature: Exploring the labyrinth of Inle LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Vail Daily News

    Editor's note: This is the seventh and final article in a series of seven. To read the other installments, visit www.vaildaily.com.

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  8. Scott Hetherington: Asia's hotel industry changing, for the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Nikkei Net Interactive

    Over the course of my 15 years in Asia, I've seen a huge shift in the hospitality industry.

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  9. A boy holds an inflatable ring on a beach near Dawei.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    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.

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  10. 4 Places You Shouldn't Miss In MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Budget Travel

    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)

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  11. The pool area of the new Kempinski hotel in Naypyidaw.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Though Burma's new capital Naypyidaw has developed a reputation as being somewhat of a ghost town, international hotel group Kempinski is confident about its prospects as it prepares to open a new luxury five-star hotel there in November.

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  12. Drug control efforts go local in Myanmar's Kachin StateRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | IRIN

    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.

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  13. Myanmar to launch tourist e-visas SeptemberRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Canada Updates

    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.

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  14. HK-based professor almost deported in Myanmar over 'offensive' Buddha tattoos on his legRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | South China Morning Post

    Jason Polley and girlfriend Margaret Lam had their peaceful holiday in Myanmar cut short after a social media storm over Polley's tattoos.

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  15. The Diplomat: The strategic importance of Myanmar for India -...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Burmanet

    The new Indian government has begun its tenure with a busy calendar of international travel.

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  16. Mizzima News: Kerry's Nay Pyi Taw hotel stay did not breach sanctions, says US embassyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Burmanet

    A United States delegation that included Secretary of State John Kerry did not breach sanctions when it stayed at a Nay Pyi Taw hotel owned by blacklisted tycoon U Zaw Zaw, said a statement released by the US embassy in Yangon.

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  17. US defends Kerry stay in blacklisted Myanmar hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Big News Network.com

    Secretary of State John Kerry's stay at a luxurious hotel in Myanmar during his recently concluded trip to the once reclusive nation raised eyebrows because the facility in Naypyidaw is owned by a US-blacklisted tycoon with links to military generals who once ruled the country directly.

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  18. Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted Myanmar hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Journal Gazette

    YANGON, Myanmar The U.S. says Secretary of State John Kerry did not break any rules when he stayed in a hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted because of ties to Myanmar's former military regime.

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  19. John Kerry Stayed at US-Blacklisted Tycoon's Hotel in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The US said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry wasn't breaking any rules when he stayed in a hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted by the US because of ties with Burma's former military regime.

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  20. John Kerry checks into hotel in Burma that is blacklisted by US governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Independent

    Naypyidaw's Lake Garden hotel is owned by Burmese businessman Zaw Zaw, who has long been seen as being close to Burma's military and who remains on a US sanctions list Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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