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  1. ICT Awareness Program for Myanmar Parliamentarians in YangonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Myanmar ICT for Development Organization-MIDO conducted ICT policy training for multi- party parliamentarian representatives in Yangon on July 26 and 27, 2014.

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  2. Democratic Voice of Burma: Conditions 'deplorable' in Arakan IDP camps, says new UN envoyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Burmanet

    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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  3. Stupa-fied in old RangoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    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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  4. EvictedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    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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  5. News from around the Asia Pacific region, July 25.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | 4 Hoteliers

    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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  6. Myanmar opens up economy, but true democracy is still elusiveRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | West Hawaii Today

    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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  7. Thais Find a Spiritual Home in YangonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    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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  8. Girls sleep safely at Myanmar school, thanks to generous DavisitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Davis Enterprise

    Thanks to the efforts of several Davisites, more than 60 young girls are moving into a new dormitory at a monastic school far away from the conflict zones of their hometowns in Myanmar.

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  9. Buritara eyes Yangon in expansion plansRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Nation

    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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  10. Malls, burgers reflect economic opening in BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

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

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  11. First Dedicated Destination Service Provider Catering to International...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | PRWeb

    Japan-based Relo Japan K.K. President Steve Burson teams up with Myanmar-born, Singapore-based relocation expert Christina Zar of Malikha Pte, Ltd to provide expert relocation services to overseas business professionals in Myanmar for short to extended stay.

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  12. 700 protest S. Korean factory closure in MyanmarRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    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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  13. Mizzima News: President U Thein Sein urged to attend Martyrs' Day ceremonyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Burmanet

    Civil society groups have written to President U Thein Sein, the Speaker of Parliament, Thura U Shwe Mann and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, asking them to attend the Martyrs' Day ceremony in Yangon on July 19. A copy of the letter, sent on July 15 and signed, 'Those who bow before the martyrs', also ... (more)

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  14. PATA, CBI, and Travelife Begin Promotion of Sustainable Tourism in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Hospitality Net

    ... order to jointly develop Asia-specific implementation tools and suppliers standards. In Yangon, more than 80 Myanmar travel companies, 60 hotels, and 18 PATA members joined three 2-day training courses organized in co-operation with the Union of ...

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  15. Thai investors urged to move quick in MyanmarRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Nation

    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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  16. News from around the Asia Pacific region, July 15.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Hayman Island opens after facelift, AirAsia back in Japan, The Brando , who is the top MICE city and more... One&Only Opens Luxury Resort in Australia One&Only Hayman Island opens as a new luxury private resort located in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

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  17. Helping Burma's Women Entrepreneurs to Take RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A small group of Burmese women who want to start businesses of their own is being helped by Project-W, part of a so-called start-up incubator in Rangoon.

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  18. Can Islam and Buddhism coexist peacefully in SE Asia?Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Nation

    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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  19. BANGKOK: Dusit plans entry into MyanmarRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Asia News Network

    Dusit International, Thailand's hospitality chain, is eyeing to establish its presence in Myanmar through the opening of dusitD2 Residence in Yangon.

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  20. Mandalay and Bagan Among The Fascinating Destinations To Add To A Stay In YangonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Examiner.com

    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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