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Why Myanmar Belongs On Your Travel Wish List Now

I travel luxe but smart: I know what’s worth shelling out for 7.13.2015 When people think of Myanmar, several things come to mind: an oppres­sive military government, the Nobel Peace Prize-win­ning efforts of dissident Aung San Suu Kyi, that Seinfeld episode, a...

Informatisation of Civil Aviation Industy

Date:       28-Oct-15 to 29-Oct-15   Location: Zurich Exhibition Center / Beijing / China   Category: Aviation & Aero­space IT Conferences &Trade Fairs The first hot word for this year is probably “Made In China 2025”. As one of the paramount...

Air Industries Group Announces Quarterly Dividend

Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT:AIRI) (Air Industries or the Company) Air Industries Group today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly divi­dend of $0.15 per common share will be paid on August 12, 2015 to ashareholders of record as of the...

The Bernard Free Library in the Pre-war Era

After the British occupation of the lower Myanmar by the Second Anglo-Burmese war, the Bernard Free Library appeared. It was one of the oldest buildings with English names given by the British rulers. The Bernard Free Library was located in the compound of the Rangoon...

Refund for cancelled trips due to weather

In the rainy season, sold pilgrimage tickets are refunded if the trip schedule is cancelled due to the weather condition, per source of Myanmar Local Pilgrimage and Tourism Associa­tion. During this year, notification for places where are uneasy to travel are banned...

The first PR grants in Myanmar

Permanent Residence applicants in Myanmar have been granted on 13 July, 2015 for the very first time, per source of PR Department of Immigration and Manpower Ministry. PR system charge for one year is US$ 1,000 for a foreigner, $ 500 for ex-Myanmar citizen, $ 300 for...

KBZ receives Euromoney Awards for Escellence

Kanbawza Bank received Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2015 for Asian Capacity prize according to the country selected from London-based Euromoney authority, per source of Kan­bawza Bank’s announcement. London-based Euromoney is the leading authority for world...

Organizing a National Committee to conserve Inle Lake

Inle Lake situated in south­ern Shan State is designated as Myanmar’s first Human and Biosphere reserve, will be conserved by organizing a national committee, said U Win Naing Thaw, Director of Environmental and Wildlife Division under the Forest Department,...

Free entrance to Nay Pyi Taw National Museum

National Museum at Naypyitaw which is undertaken by the Department of Archaeolo­gy and National Museum, Ministry of Culture can be visited at free of charge from 15th July to 15th August. The Museum is situated on YazaThingaha Road, near Kumudra Kyarpann roundabout,...

Angelina Jolie in Myanmar

Angelina Jolie – Hollywood’s mega star, ambassador of UNHCR is in Myanmar to help educate the voters for upcoming election in Myanmar in November 2015. She arrived in the infamous new capital of Myanmar “Naypyidaw” at 10. a.m on 29th July, 2015...

Tourist firms rally against coal plant

Southern tourist operators have called on the government to scrap plans for the construction of an 800-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Krabi for fear of its impact on the resort province. Watana Thanasakcharoen, chairman of the Southern Chamber of Commerce, said...

Magical Mergui: Exploring Myanmar’s unspoilt shores

The Mergui Archipelago, 800 islands of pristine tropical paradise, begins west of Kawthaung in the Andaman Sea and extends some 300km up the coast. It is what Phi Phi Island and Phuket, down the coast in Thailand, were 100 years ago – crystal clear water,...