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Nine Days in Myanmar

Yangon's must-visit Shwedagon Pagoda. Originally published in Myanmar has opened up, the junta has relaxed its grip, and now Western tourists are flooding in — as they should! It's one of the few countries where you can still traipse ... Mens Journal, 13 hours ago
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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 Chronicle1 month 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 Malta3 days ago Myanmar home of Bagan, temples and golfing greens day ago Trip Tips: Amidst ancient temples, golf grows in Myanmar  Asiaone3 days ago Amidst ancient temples, golf grows in Myanmar 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 Digital1 month ago

Shwedagon Pagoda the Cure for Temple Fatigue

Visitors to Europe would be familiar with the phenomenon of being cathedralled out. This is when you visit lots of cathedrals in a short space of time, to the point that you tire of even the grandest of cathedrals. The same happens with the temples ...
 Epoch Times1 month ago

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 month 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 ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago Yangon Student unions protest national education law  Eleven Myanmar2 months 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 Mail2 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 month ago

A golden spectacle

What draws a traveller, especially one with Buddhist leanings, to Myanmar? The pagodas. They are visited by the devout, steeped-in-tradition Myanmarese, as well as hordes of tourists from all over the world. The most resplendent of all the pagodas ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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