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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.


  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.


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

    21 hrs ago |

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


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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


  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.


  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.


  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)


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


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

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Big News

    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.


  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.


  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.


  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.