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In Myanmar, a Former Hijacker Finds His Own 'Middle Path,' Without Regrets

In Myanmar, a Former Hijacker Finds His Own 'Middle Path,' Wit...

Buddhist monks read newspapers at a stall near the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon on May 9, 2014. (Soe Than WIN/AFP/) Returning to Myanmar after a quarter century, one is confronted constantly by reminders of how much the country has changed. In 1989, ... AsiaSource, 5 days ago
Myanmar in fresh airstrikes against northern rebels Malaysian Insider, 2 weeks ago

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YCDC Shelves Dagon Township Highrise Projects

A scale model of Dagon City 1, near the Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon's north. (Photo: Marga Group) RANGOON — An international development complex worth nearly US$300 million, along with four other building projects, have been suspended while ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Review Team Orders Dagon High-Rise Redesign  Irrawaddy1 week ago
Times of Malta

Amid ancient temples, golf grows in Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda can be seen in the distance from the golf course at Bagan. Two Buddhist temples act as bookends to the small waterway where my golf ball has just landed, instead of dropping as it should have on to the 12th fairway. Despite ...
 Times of Malta1 month ago Our Burmese days  Philippine Daily Inquirer2 weeks ago Myanmar home of Bagan, temples and golfing greens month ago Trip Tips: Amidst ancient temples, golf grows in Myanmar  Asiaone1 month ago

Dagon City Will Resume, Amid Calls for Planning Overhaul

A promotional balloon flies above the sales office, with Shwedagon Pagoda in the background. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Two weeks after the sudden suspension of the Dagon City 1 high-rise project highlighted the ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

MPs Demand Parliament Considers Violence Against Women Measures

A sign at Shwedagon Pagoda during an event to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in 2013. (Photo: Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON —Lower House lawmakers in Naypyidaw have accepted a resolution calling on ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
TTG Digital

InsideAsia launches Burma programme

InsideAsia Tours has launched a new programme and brochure covering Burma. Shwedagon Pagoda in Burma The programme shares a brochure with the InsideVietnam programme and offers a single group tour, the 13-night Beautiful Burma trip . ...
 TTG Digital2 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 Chronicle2 months ago Burma (Irrawaddy) River Cruise Basics days ago Travel: Touching the ancient past in Burma  Asian Correspondent3 weeks ago
Melbourne Age

Travel deals: Save 15 per cent on Busabout Myanmar adventure

Save 15 per cent on Busabout's Burma Adventure. Explore Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw and Inle Lake, the golden Shwedagon Pagoda, Mount Popa and Inle Lake. This 11-day, Yangon-return adventure includes 10 nights' accommodation with breakfast ...
 Inverell Times1 month ago Deals offer high seas adventure, the continent close at hand and far flung treasures at the nibble of your mouse  Melbourne Age1 month ago Myanmar and Thailand: Tour takes in-depth look at nature  Los Angeles Times2 months ago

Urban Experts Urge Restrained Development of Rangoon

The Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda is pictured among the low-rise buildings of Rangoon. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A group of Burmese urban experts and their organizations have sent an open letter to Burma's president, ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago Citywide Art Festival to Celebrate Rangoon's Heritage  Irrawaddy3 days ago In Pictures, Rangoon's Rich History Revealed  Irrawaddy2 months ago

Five projects near Shwedagon are suspended: local media

Five large construction projects have been suspended by government authorities due to concerns over proximity to Shwedagon, according to local media. The Thu Kha Yadanar Co, Shwe Taung Hday Development, Dagon City 1 by Marga Landmark, Shwe Taung ...
 Myanmar Times3 weeks ago Large construction projects near Shwedagon suspended  Mizzima News2 weeks ago Dagon 2 changes mulled  Myanmar Times1 week ago Temporary suspension for five large projects  Myanmar Times2 weeks ago
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