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72 deaths in Myanmar ferry disaster leads to calls for overhaul

48 bodies recovered after ferry capsizing on Myanmar river

YANGON — Authorities say 48 bodies have been found from a ferry boat that capsized last Saturday in central Myanmar, while dozens of people are still missing. The ferry was carrying more than 250 passengers when it capsized on the Chindwin river ... Washington Post, 1 day ago

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Death toll rises to 55 after ferry capsizes in Myanmar river

YANGON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Seventeen more bodies have been recovered inside a sunken ferry when it was partly salvaged from Chindwin river in northwestern Myanmar, bringing the death toll to 55, official media reported Thursday. Among the 55 ...
 Xinhua News Agency11 hours ago Myanmar ferry capsize toll rises to 55  China Daily Asia9 hours ago
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Myanmar ferry sinks, killing at least 32, with scores missing YANGON A ferry sank in a river in northwestern Myanmar, killing at least 32 people with scores missing, a rescue official said on Monday. Aleppo air strike kills 14 members of one ...
 Reuters India3 days ago 14 killed in Myanmar ferry capsize  China Daily Asia3 days ago Myanmar ferry sinks, killing at least 14, with scores missing  Business Insider2 days ago UPDATE 1-Myanmar ferry sinks, killing at least 32, with scores missing  Reuters UK3 days ago

Dala, Myanmar river cruise: Getting off the grid in Yangon

Sometimes it is the side trips on long journeys that prove most memorable. Dala is just across the river but a world away from Yangon, Myanmar's largest city. Coming of age ceremony in Dala, Myanmar. Photo: Kerry van der Jagt In the dry ...
 The Northern Times1 month ago
New Age Bangladesh

Myanmar abuzz over end of US sanctions

A general view of the Yangon river port is seen past a main road in Yangon on Thursday. — AFP photo Myanmar cheered a US promise to end sanctions on Thursday, with residents in its commercial capital clamouring for American brands while ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

2 cargo vessel capsize in Myanmar river, no casualties

YANGON, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Two private-run cargo vessels capsized in the mouth of Yangon River Monday night leaving no casualties but one of the vessels is still missing, according to the port authorities. With a total of 30 people on ...
 SINA1 month ago

Orphanage tourism: fears of child exploitation boom as Myanmar opens

There are several activities for tourists in the riverside villages south of Myanamar's biggest city Yangon. Some take rickshaw rides around the fruit market or visit local pagodas. Others go to a private orphanage and spend the day unsupervised ...
 Taipei Times Online2 weeks ago 'Orphanage tourism': fears of child exploitation boom as Myanmar opens up  The Guardian2 weeks ago
Anadolu Ajansi

72 confirmed dead in Myanmar ferry incident

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar Authorities have confirmed that at least 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sunk in Myanmar's central region. The 40-ton Aung Soe Moe Kyaw -- which may have been carrying around 300 passengers when it ...
 Anadolu Ajansi9 hours ago 28 confirmed dead in ferry sinking in central Myanmar  Nikkei Asian Review3 days ago 4 die, dozens drowned as Myanmar ferry sinks  Emirates-Business.ae4 days ago 4 killed after ferry capsizes in northwestern Myanmar  Xinhua News Agency4 days ago

Deal watch: Avalon offers savings on Myanmar river cruises

Unveiled in October 2015, the Avalon Myanmar is the latest in a string of small river ships to debut on Myanmar's Irrawaddy River, which is rapidly becoming a hot spot for river cruising. Gene Sloan, USA TODAY Marketed by Colorado-based Avalon ...
 USA Today1 day ago
Gulf Times

Death Toll of Ferry Accident in Myanmar Rises to 45, 80 Still Missing

0055 General/ Asian countries Yangon, October 19 (QNA) The number of dead after a weekend ferry accident in north-western Myanmar has risen to 45, according to officials on Wednesday. Sa Willy Frient, director of the Social Welfare, Relief and ...
 Federation of Arab News Agencies1 day ago 100 people missing after ferry accident in Myanmar  Gulf Times3 days ago
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