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Tourists to Myanmar to More than Double in Two Years

Tourists to Myanmar to More than Double in Two Years

Tourists watching sunset from the Shwesandaw Pagoda in Bagan. Brian Holsclaw / Flickr Myanmar is expecting five million tourists in 2015, said President Thein Sein during a parliamentary speech marking three years since his administration took ... Skift, 2 weeks ago
Tourism federation set to collect Bagan fees Myanmar Times, 1 month ago

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Myanmar rises

Map of Myanmar Hot-air balloons in Bagan Photo: Sun Shuangjie/GT There is more to Myanmar than pagodas. After decades of stagnation under the former military junta, the fledgling economy of this Southeast Asian nation is rising like a hot-air ...
 Global Times2 months ago Bagan fee collection changes  TTRweekly.com1 month ago Myanmar: Reminisce on the river  New Zealand Herald3 weeks ago Myanmar adds emergency medical  TTRweekly.com1 month ago

Will the ancient Buddhist temples of Bagan turn into Disney World?

The sun rises over the ancient city of Bagan and its Buddhist temples and pagodas. Photo by Mary Jo Brooks/PBS NewsHour Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown is writing from Myanmar (formerly Burma) as part of a new series Culture at Risk. Learn ...
 PBS1 month ago

President: We must prevent foreigners sleeping or boozing at Bagan's pagodas

PRESIDENT U Thein Sein has called for tougher regulations to prevent foreign tourists sleeping overnight inside ancient temples of Bagan or drinking alcohol in the vicinity of pagodas. The president made the remark during his visit to Bagan's ...
 Myanma Freedom Daily1 month ago
WA Today

Pagoda trail

exit Myanmar and its people are opening up to the world, writes Fiona Carruthers. 'What's going on?" a passenger aboard the Orcaella asks, as we sail into Yangon. "I haven't seen a pagoda for hours." Yangon may be comparatively short on pagodas - ...
 Fairfield Champion1 month ago

Cambodia's Angkor Vs. Burma's Bagan: Which Should You Visit?

The temple complexes of Angkor and Bagan are two Southeast Asia greats. Both boast a vast number of historic temples, oft-photographed sunrises and sunsets, and a magnitude of scale unimaginable to anyone but an art historian. Bagan was largely ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Night football

Pitch shortages forces players to take to the streets By day, Sule Pagoda Road is one of the busiest streets of Yangon. Packed buses loop around the pagoda towering over the downtown intersection, while cars, taxis, trishaws and pickups scramble ...
 Mizzima News3 hours ago
Myanmar President Office

Vice-President calls for reforms to ensure Bagan cultural zone separate from hotel zone

Nay Pyi Taw, 11 April Vice-President U Nyan Tun on Thursday urged officials and personnel from government and private sectors related to culture and tourism to proceed with the necessary reforms to ensure success of the redemarcation of the ...
 Myanmar President Office1 week ago President U Thein Sein in meeting with hoteliers from Bagan Hotel Zone in Bagan  Myanmar President Office1 month ago

Japan to help build up Bagan

Japan's extensive development portfolio in Burma has reached the tourist capital of Bagan, with a 10 April agreement to help develop tourism infrastructure over the next three years. The Japan International Cooperation Association (JICA) signed a ...
 DVB1 week ago

Myanmar Tourism's Crown Jewel Feels Strains of Growth

At the entrance to many old temples in Bagan, hawkers parade their wares. (Photo : Simon Roughneen / The Irrawaddy) With several dozen A4-sized paintings weighed down with stones on the cobbled forecourt of the ShweguGyi pagoda, artist U Aung ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago
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