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Past collides with present in developing Myanmar
Houston Chronicle

Past collides with present in developing Myanmar

Photo: Curtis Ellis A revered religious site, a place to meet friends and a family outing destination, Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar looks like a metropolis of heaven. MANDALAY, Myanmar - In a vaulted cavelike chamber of Mandalay's Mahamuni ... Houston Chronicle, 1 week ago

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Yangon holds memorial to fallen soldiers

:18 A ceremony was held to honour fallen soldiers at the mausoleum near the Shwedagon Pagoda in Bahan Township in Yangon yesterday afternoon. Among the 7,000 people in attendance were Aye Ne Win and Kyaw Ne Win, the grandsons of the country's ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago

Students to Protest Education Law in Mandalay

A student holds a sign in protest against the National Education Law near Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon on Nov. 16. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Student activists plan to again take to the streets to protest the National ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Yangon Student unions protest national education law  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

Thai protesters greet coup leader with Hunger Games salute

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 BANGKOK, Nov 19 — Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha was greeted by an ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago
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The Temples of Bagan Myanmar

After visiting the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon I was wondering if anything could top that in Myanmar? It didn't take long to find out, with my next stop at Bagan. Ancient Bagan Bagan is the site of a ruined city in central Myanmar that ...
 Epoch Times1 month ago Students Hold Fourth Day of Protests Against Myanmar Education Law  Radio Free Asia1 month ago Myanmar students march through Yangon in third day or protests against education law  ABC Radio Australia1 month ago Myanmar Students Protest for Third Day  VOA News1 month ago

Shwedagon - The World's Richest Pagoda

Every year, hundreds of thousands of devotees climb the steps of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Carrying donations of all sorts, including money, jewellery and gold, the worshippers say their prayers under the stupa, topped by a ceremony vane embedded with ...
 Myanmar Business Network1 month ago The world's richest pagoda  Mizzima News1 month ago

Around 3,000 people stage protest for enactment of interfaith marriage bill

:41 Thousands of monks and people seen near the northern gate of the Shwedagon Pagoda as they protest for the enactment of the interfaith marriage bill (Photo Nay Win Shein/EMG) YANGON-Around 3,000 people including Buddhist monks led by ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago Buddhist group plans marriage bill protests  Myanmar Times1 month ago 3,000 people stage protest in Yangon for interfaith marriage bill  Asia News Network1 month ago

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 News2 months ago

DVB's Top 10 tips for visitors to Burma

Y ouve been to the Golden Land: you got up at sunrise to photograph the first light of dawn on Shwedagon Pagoda; you coaxed an Inthwa boatman on Inle Lake into showing you how to paddle with your knee; youve flown over the ancient ruins of Bagan in ...
 DVB2 months ago
Deccan Chronicle

Burma: A time warp

Sule Pagoda A few years ago when Burma, now known as Myanmar, was transitioning to democracy, I had the opportunity to travel there. It was to be for four months, to help a hotel transition from the ignominy of being almost empty on most nights, ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago
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