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36 killed, 316 injured during Myanmar's water festival

Devotees sprinkle water over an image of Buddha at Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon on April 17, 2016, during special prayers to celebrate the c ountry's traditional New Year, following the Thingyan water festival. (ROMEO GACAD / AFP) YANGON - A total ... China Daily Asia, 2 weeks ago

Ask an expert: Where are the best value destinations?

The Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Myanmar is a destination that has remained off the tourist radar until now. Q. I am a recent graduate who has finally saved enough to book a trip away. Besides the well-trodden route of Thailand, Laos and ... month ago
Malay Mail

In the Land of Pagodas, Yangon is a city in a state of flux

People walk in and around the temples of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. The complex is said to enshrine strands of Buddha's hair. — TODAY pic YANGON, March 17 — As the plane descended into Yangon International Airport, I caught a glimpse of ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago Pagodas, cafes and the changes in Yangon  Today Online1 month ago
Malay Mail

Looking to gain spiritual credit, devotees re-clad Myanmar pagoda with gold blocks

Bamboo scaffolding surrounds the tower of the Sule Pagoda tower, covered in gold and decorated with gemstones in this photo taken on March 12, 2016. ― AFP pic YANGON, March 30 ― Teetering on bamboo scaffolding, expert craftsmen are busy ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago Buddhist pagoda given a golden facelift  Shanghai Daily1 month ago Myanmar pagoda re-clad with gold as devotees look to gain spiritual credit  Digital Journal1 month ago Myanmar pagoda re-clad with gold blocks as devotees look to gain spiritual credit  The Korea Herald Business1 month ago

Myanmar-Interfaith Violence

Venders used to trade everything - from Buddhist statues to belts, buckles and other goods - on the street outside Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar's holiest Buddhist site that can be seen across Yangon. But after being attacked by monks on April 17, ...
 News Content2 days ago

Peace activists call on authorities to intervene over Shwedagon incidents

Interfaith peace activists are calling on Yangon's new regional government to respond to a campaign by nationalist monks to evict Muslim vendors from the area of Shwedagon Pagoda, the nation's spiritual epicentre. Ko Thet Swe Win talked to The ...
 Myanmar Times5 days ago
Digital Journal

Slade Property Services Now offers Leasing For the Award-Winning Vantage Tower

Slade Property Services Yangon Real Estate Consultant Slade Property Services is now offering leasing for award-winning Vantage Tower which has set the latest benchmark for premier commercial space in Yangon. It's the most technologically ...
 Digital Journal5 hours ago

7 trips worth blowing your budget for

1. Epic Northeast Passage (Kapitan Khlebnikov) 2016, Intrepid How long? 26 days How much? From £21,600 (excluding flights) Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janerio (Dreamstime) Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janerio (Dreamstime) ...
 MSN Philippines14 hours ago

Myanmar starts talking

Hundreds of people, including Buddhist monks, staged a protest outside the US embassy in Yangon on Thursday to oppose the use of the term Rohingya. An embassy statement used the word to refer to the stateless Muslims in western Myanmar's Rakhine ...
 Bdnews24.com1 day ago Myanmar petition urges action against anti-Muslim monks  Anadolu Ajansi1 week ago Petition Launched Over Anti-Muslim Violence Against Vendors  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Backpacker killers could sue police

Two Burmese men have confessed to the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand, police have said. THE men convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai island could demand a retrial after the ...
 Northern Territory News5 days ago
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