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In pictures: Uppatasanti Pagoda in Myanmar
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The Valley of Fancy

Across from the western entrance to the revered Shwedagon Pagoda, on the edge of the wide open spaces of People's Park stands the Myanmar culture valley. Though unsure of the exact topographical nature of the area, it does not seem to sit in any ... Mizzima News, 2 days ago
Visiting Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar, 3 weeks ago
China Daily Asia

Myanmar Open Chess 2014 to be held in Yangon

A Buddhist monk walks at the shwedagon pagoda in Yangon on Aug 7, 2014. (Photo / AFP) YANGON -Myanmar Open Chess 2014 is set to take place at Aung San Stadium in Yangon in October, to nurture more new generation chess players in the country, ...
 China Daily Asia1 month ago Serene Retreat  CHINAdaily1 month ago Sweeping up Shwedagon for merit  Bangkok Post1 month ago Sweepers at Yangon's revered Shwedagon pagoda toil away in quest for spiritual credit  Huffington Post Canada1 month ago
Bangkok Post

Thai PM faces protest on first outing on world stage

Thai junta leader and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha visits the Shwedagon pagoda … The real question, then, is deeper whether the differences between males and females are fairly and accurately highlighted in the first place. … Additional ...
 Yahoo! Singapore6 days ago Prayut faces protest on first world trip  Bangkok Post6 days ago Thai, Myanmar leaders meet in Naypyitaw  GlobalPost1 week ago Thai PM to Meet Burma President, Parliament Speaker During 3-Day Visit  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
Malay Mail

Myanmar leader asks Thai PM for fair probe on tourist murders

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (centre) tours the grounds of Shwedagon Pagoda during his official visit to Myanmar, in Yangon October 10, 2014. — Reuters pic YANGON, Oct 10 — Myanmar's president has asked Thailand's visiting premier ...
 Malay Mail1 week ago Myanmar asks for fair probe on murder case  Brunei Times1 week ago Thai PM promises to give special consideration to Myanmar migrant workers murder of two Britons  Eleven Myanmar1 week ago Myanmar leader asks Prayut for 'fair' probe in Koh Tao murders  Bangkok Post1 week ago
Bangkok Post

Myanmar website hacked, threatened over Buddhist radical story

Buddhist monks take part in a ceremony at the Shwedagon pagoda on the full moon day … Police responding to a call at the Bayshore condominium on East Coast on Wednesday morning broke into a unit were greeted by a grisly, unsettling sight: that ...
 Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago

Where dhamma meets droid

On any busy street, maroon-clad monks clutching new smartphones are a common sight. The famed Buddhist shrine, Shwedagon Pagoda, has Wi-Fi and its own community Facebook page. That may seem jarring, as technology connects people to the world and ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

Culture officials insist raise bell must return to Shwedagon

Archaeological officials have threatened legal action if those claiming to have found the Dhammazedi Bell fail to return it to its former home Yangon's famed Shwedagon Pagoda. The team behind the salvaging effort said on August 27 that they had ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago

APT Reveals First Images of New Burma Rivership

Award winning luxury cruise operator APT has revealed the first artist impressions of the interiors of its new boutique rivership, the RV Samatha (pronounced Sa-ma-ta), in its latest Burma River Cruising 2016/17 brochure. An image of one of the ...
 EGlobal Travel Media2 days ago

Activist on hunger strike too weak to attend trial

:51 The October 16 trial of activist Htin Kyaw has been postponed until October 20 because he was too weak to attend Kyauktada Township Court following an 11-day hunger strike at Insein Prison, said his lawyer Robert San Aung. Htin Kyaw, who ...
 Eleven Myanmar4 days ago Imprisoned activist says he will go on hunger strike  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago

Polishing Myanmar's Colonial Gem

A man walks past Rangoon's iconic High Court building. (Photo: Hpyo Wai Tha / The Irrawaddy) At a time when the country is faced with so many different priorities, I would like to argue two things: first, that the proper urban planning of Yangon ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago
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