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Weaving ceremony held to offer great image of Lord Buddha in Yangon
Xinhua News Agency

Weaving ceremony held to offer great image of Lord Buddha in Y...

Women compete weaving robes at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 25, 2015. The weaving ceremony started from evening onwards till completion at dawn for offering to the great image of Lord Buddha. The weaving of this special robe is done by ... Xinhua News Agency, 3 days ago
US News & World Report

Myanmar votes in landmark election

AFP A Buddhist monk prays at the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise in Yangon on November 6, 2015 Polls have opened in Myanmar's general election - the first openly contested poll in 25 years after decades of military rule. The ruling Union ...
 MSN Philippines3 weeks ago Fear and Incitement Rule Ahead of Myanmar's Elections  US News & World Report3 weeks ago Fear and Rumor in Myanmar  World Learning3 weeks ago Myanmar Votes Amid Claims of Irregularities  Morningstar.com2 weeks ago

Vietnam Airlines recalls in-flight magazine over Shwedagon Pagoda-related cover controversy

The Vietnamese national flag carrier is pulling copies of the latest issue of an in-flight magazine from all of its planes, as the cover of the publication has purportedly drawn the ire of the Buddhist community in Myanmar. The November edition ...
 Tuoitrenews.vn1 week ago Vietnam Airlines inflight magazine pulls new issue due to 'disrespectful' cover  Thanhnien1 week ago

NLD leader denied permit to hold rally next to Shwedagon pagoda

Daw Aung San Suu kyi has been denied permission to hold a campaign rally this Sunday at People's Park next to Yangon's Shwedagon pagoda, the site of her first mass address in August 1988 when she announced her arrival on the political scene to a ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago NLD request to rally next to Shwedagon refused  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Thai Princess Sirindhorn to Visit Burma in October

Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visits the Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, March 16, 2010. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, daughter of the country's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will visit Burma ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Stayed at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon  Travel and Tour World1 month ago

A mysterious country that has baffled the world

'Ne Win kept good relations with the Nehru family even though he did nothing to do business with India.' 'When Indira Gandhi was assassinated, Ne Win took off to an undisclosed destination, leading to rumours that he had gone to India.' 'But we had no knowledge of his visit and days later, we were told that he was so struck with grief that he went into meditation on an island.' Ambassador T P Sreenivasan on mysterious Myanmar. The designs in a kaleidoscope change at every turn in most ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Myanmar's first pedestrian underpass to be built in Yangon

Local conglomerate Shwe Taung Group of Companies plans to build Myanmar's first pedestrian underpass, to cross Pyay Road outside the company's Junction Square shopping centre. Dancers perform on iron poles during the Chinese Lion Dance ...
 Myanmar Times2 days ago Yangon builds aquarium  TTRweekly.com5 days ago Sedona Yangon largest in town  TTRweekly.com1 month ago

Laura Bush: United States must stand with Burma

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been a steadfast voice for freedom in Burma. Like others, she suffered for this cause, enduring personal loss and long isolation during 15 years under house arrest. In spite of the oppression, she never gave up, ...
 USA Today3 days ago Think Burma Is a Democracy Now? Think Again.  Huffington Post2 weeks ago
Gourmet Traveller

Myanmar river cruise

As the former Burma emerges from its decades of isolation Rob Ingram finds that a river cruise on the Irrawaddy is the ideal way to experience the charms of old Indochina. Check out more pictures from our feature here. The poorest places often ...
 Gourmet Traveller6 days ago The highs and lows of river cruising  WA Today2 months ago
Travel Press

Scenic Launches Mekong River Cruise Program

Scenic is expanding its geographic offerings into the heart of South East Asia with eight new itineraries exploring the culturally rich Mekong River destinations of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. Along the delta between Ho Chi Minh City and ...
 Travel Press1 week ago Scenic adds Southeast Asia to river cruise choices in 2016  Examiner.com1 week ago
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