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Yangon, Myanmar: Five things you should know before you go
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Yangon, Myanmar: Five things you should know before you go

Devotees crowd the Shwedagon Pagoda during the Kason watering festival in Yangon. Photo: Reuters Five essential things to consider before you go to Yangon. 1 The Australian Government is still grappling with colonial vs contemporary place names ... WA Today, 3 weeks ago

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Architect's Forum Calls for Shwedagon Conservation Plan

Shwedagon Pagoda at night. (Photo: Kyaw Phyo Tha / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Experts have called for a comprehensive government plan for the sustainable management of Shwedagon Pagoda and the surrounding area, in response to five nearby ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Ma Ba Tha Threatens Nationwide Protests Against Shwedagon Highrise Projects  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Monks Add Voices to Shwedagon Protection Calls  Irrawaddy1 month ago Military Promises Shwedagon Highrises Will be Stopped: Ma Ba Tha  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Most Student Demands Unmet as MPs Pass Amended Education Law

A student holds a sign in protest against the National Education Law near Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon on Nov. 16, 2014. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma's Union Parliament passed a controversial bill amending the ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

Dagon Highrise Opponents Blocked in Rangoon Parliament

A promotional balloon flies above the Dagon City 1 sales office, with Shwedagon Pagoda in the background. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A lawmaker has failed in her efforts to compel the Rangoon Division Parliament to ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Halt Dagon City 1 project, MP to ask parliament  DVB3 weeks ago

MIC talks projects with senior monks

Government officials met with Shwedagon Pagoda's Senior Sayardaw Committee last week to discuss several nearby construction projects, a member of Shwedagon Pagoda's trustee committee U Win Kyai told The Myanmar Times. The chair of the Myanmar ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago

Shwedagon and Yangon cannot be divided, says forum speaker

Shwedagon Pagoda is the historical and cultural centre of Yangon, and if its character should fade, the character of Yangon will also fade away, said Daw Hlaing Maw Oo, assistant director of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago Glittering year for Myanmar's golden pagoda  EuroNews1 month ago Glittering year for Myanmar's Shwedagon Pagoda (VIDEO)  Malay Mail1 month ago Golden year  DVB1 month ago

Military officers back Save Shwedagon campaign

Two senior military figures have lent their voices to the Save Shwedagon campaign, which is aimed at forcing five developments near the famous pagoda to alter their plans or stop altogether, according to officials from the campaign. Monks listen ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago Save Shwedagon sights  TTRweekly.com1 month ago

Buddhist Conference Demands Cancellation of Shwedagon Highrise Projects

This slideshow requires JavaScript. RANGOON — A conference organized by a new Buddhist advocacy group has demanded the complete shutdown of five controversial development projects near Rangoon's iconic Shwedagon Pagoda. Several hundred ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

Parliament to debate halted property projects

The Yangon Region parliament will discuss controversial suspended property developments near Shwe-dagon Pagoda during a session that will get under way today, a prominent MP says. A model represents the Dagon City 1 project at a showroom in ...
 Myanmar Times3 weeks ago

Giant bronze bell on its way to Dawei

A masterwork in bronze, the great bell cast in Mandalay for the Shwe Taung Sar Pagoda in Dawei, Tanintharyi Region, has begun its last journey. The 18.14-tonne artefact weighing an auspicious 11,111 viss (1 viss equals 1.6kg or 3.6 lbs) is being ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago
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