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Majestic Myanmar in 5 days – A Solo Trip to The Golden Earth

Traveling with an ambition to explore a land which is hidden and lost, I found Myanmar (Burma) overwhelmingly fascinating and unique. In a short trip to Myanmar, I explored Bagan – The land of pagodas, Inle Lake – The land of leg paddling fishermen and Yangon – A historically cosmopolitan town. 2,034 more words

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Myanmar-China business summit held in Yangon

As part of the annual 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC), a prestigious Myanmar – China business summit was held in Yangon in mid-September.

Hosted at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel in Yangon, the summit further strengthened the business and economic relationship between the two countries. 233 more words

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Ministry of Electricity and Energy state three new natural gas-fired power plants will have the capacity to meet all of Yangon’s energy demands

Three new natural gas-fired power plants with a combined production capacity of in excess of 450 megawatts are expected to commence operation before the end of May 2018. 31 more words

To Choose or not to Choose: That is the Question - for Myanmar

The low sonorous murmurs of Buddhist prayer rising above the sea of twinkling golden stupas becomes distant and distorted, as the startling bright lights of gleaming shopping centres engulfs the crammed streets of downtown Yangon. 864 more words

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Yangon Day 9 to 11: Shopping and Packing

The last three days in Yangon were spent in a more lazy fashion, with much time afforded to sleeping, shopping and dining.

We were again at Bogyoke Market and this time, we stumbled upon a side alley where men and women were huddled in small groups either along the road or over small tables with snacks and tea. 330 more words


Pope to visit Myanmar as anti-Rohingya hatred seethes

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

YANGON: Pope Francis will talk peace on his to visit Myanmar, a Catholic church representative said Thursday (Oct 12), a potentially highly charged trip during a refugee crisis that has seen 520,000 Rohingya Muslims pushed out of the country. 490 more words

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