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Magical Myanmar

Shwedagon is more than a pagoda…it is Myanmar

The Golden Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, as we now see it today, originally was a much smaller religious monument. There can be no doubt that that it was built to enshrine eight sacred hair relics of the Indian princely Gautama Buddha during his ... EGlobal Travel Media, 1 week ago
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Business Times Singapore

Monks force Myanmar govt to stop work on five projects

Yangon MYANMAR'S government announced it would halt five controversial property developments near the Shwedagon pagoda, the country's most famous Buddhist site. Myanmar's influential monks have led calls to stop the projects, which they say risk ...
 Business Times Singapore2 weeks ago Rights group condemns Myanmar marriage bill  Kuwait Times2 weeks ago Myanmar passes interfaith marriage law  UCAN India2 weeks ago Compensation key for cancelled projects  Myanmar Times2 weeks ago
WA Today

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 Today1 month ago

Roundup: Public petitions to gov't lead to halt of city development project in Myanmar's Yangon

Public petitions to the President has led to halt of a controversial city development project near Myanmar's Shwedagon Pagoda involving four private companies. Myanmar government Tuesday announced cancellation of the ongoing Dagon City development ... weeks ago Public petitions to gov't lead to halt of city development project in Myanmar's Yangon  China Economic Net2 weeks ago XINHUA - Roundup: Public petitions to gov't lead to halt of city development project in Myanmar's Yangon  Namibia Press Agency2 weeks 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 ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Dagon City project terminated  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago Speaking Out Against the Shwedagon Highrise Projects  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Dagon City hits the rocks  DVB2 weeks ago

Military Promises Shwedagon Highrises Will be Stopped: Ma Ba Tha

Senior members of the Association for the Protection of Race and Religion's leadership during the group's two-year anniversary conference in Insein Township. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The Association for the ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago The Rise and Rise of the Ma Ba Tha Lobby  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Threat to Shwedagon ends

Browse > Home / Myanmar , News / Threat to Shwedagon ends July 10, 2015 by Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit Filed under Myanmar , News Leave a Comment YANGON, 10 July 2015: Myanmar government announced on state television, Tuesday night, ...
 TTRweekly.com2 weeks ago Save Shwedagon sights  TTRweekly.com2 months ago

Save Shwedagon group to expand focus in Yangon

Fresh from its victory over the Dagon City developers, the Save Shwedagon Committee has revealed plans to expand the scope of its activities to other religious sites in Yangon. Monks attend a meeting of the Save Shwedagon Committee in Yangon on ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago Military officers back Save Shwedagon campaign  Myanmar Times1 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 month 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 Times2 months ago
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