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Early English Missionary Schools in Myanmar

MAUNG KHINE ZAW          Dear Readers, please note that since 1995 the old English spellings and pronunciations of some geographical names in Myanmar had been offi­cially changed to comply with Myanmar dialect.          In this article old names “Ava”...

Myanmar encourages B&Bs

July 23, 2015 n BY WANWISA NGAMSANGCHAIKIT Filed under Myanmar, News                 YANGON, 23 July 2015: Bed and break­fast establishments could soon open in the remotest parts of the country, once the draft tourism law has been passed.              One of the first...

Myanmar tourism to expand fast

July 9, 2015 BY WANWISA NGAMSANG­CHAIKIT Filed under Myanmar, News YANGON, 9 July 2015:             Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will target 4.5 to 5 million tourist arrivals in 2015 and 7.5 mil­lion by 2020.             Myanmar Tourism Mar­keting...

In praise of sustainable tourism

THE NATION July 31 The Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata) will host the three-day Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) at the PATH Engagement Hub in Siam Tower, Bangkok from September 15 to 17.             The three-day intensive tourism-training course,...