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Does coconut really do all that?
Washington Post

Does coconut really do all that?

Young workers pile coconuts near a bank of the Yangon river in Myanmar. (EPA/LYNN BO BO) The coconut has attained Superfood status. Lured by endorsements from celebrities, supermodels and even Kourtney Kardashian, consumers are clamoring for ... Washington Post, 2 months ago

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Separated by Only a River

A photograph from Zarni Phyo's People of the River, a photo story on display at Witness Yangon Documentary Arts Space until July 18. Photographers from Burma, Norway and Bangladesh came together recently for a reporting workshop in Yangon. The ...
 Irrawaddy4 weeks ago

Bridge on Hlaing river ups land prices

Bridge construction to Hlaing Tharyar township in western Yangon aimed at easing traffic congestion is also driving up property prices, according to real estate agents. Construction on No 2 Baying Naung Bridge continues. Photo: Aung Htay Hlaing ...
 Myanmar Times2 months ago
Irish Times

Weekend in . . . Yangon

Bogyoke Aung San Market, a sprawling enclosure built in 1926, is the place to buy the sarong-like longyi I t's Myanmar's moment and the country's major city, Yangon (formerly Rangoon), is hoping to become Southeast Asia's next boomtown. Diplomatic ...
 Irish Times1 week ago

India eyes cooperation with Myanmar's energy sector

YANGON, July 18 (Xinhua) -- India is seeking cooperation in the energy sector with Myanmar, state media reported Friday. A meeting on energy cooperation was held on Thursday in Nay Pyi Taw, with the participation of Myanmar Minister for ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 week ago Myanmar, Norway to cooperate in mangrove conservation  Xinhua News Agency3 weeks ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Yakult to break into emerging Mekong markets

TOKYO/YANGON -- Yakult Honsha will build a plant in Myanmar as early as the first half of 2015 as part of plans to bring its probiotic drinks to new markets along the Mekong River. The Japanese company has already enjoyed some success in the ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago

Hauling gravel: Daily toil for Myanmar boy, 11

YANGON, Myanmar -- Early every morning, 11-year-old Chit Toke wakes up in the small bamboo shack beside a creek where his family lives. In the near distance, he can see new high rises springing up. He pulls on oversized green trousers — part of a ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago MYANMAR | Hauling gravel: Daily toil for boy, 11  Macau Daily Times1 month ago
Bangkok Post

Future looks bright for Yangon hotel market

The social and economic reforms that began in Myanmar in 2011 have allowed tourism to flourish in the country. In the former capital city and still the commercial hub, Yangon, international arrivals grew 46% from 550,000 in 2012 to just over 800,000 ...
 Bangkok Post1 month ago
Travel Weekly

Avalon Waterways adds Myanmar sailings

Avalon Waterways is to offer sailings on the Irrawaddy in Myanmar for the first time. The river cruiseline's 2015 programme includes the new itineraries on new ship Avalon Myanmar. The 15-day Golden Myanmar & the Irrawaddy trip includes a ...
 Travel Weekly2 weeks ago Avalon Expands Exotic Offerings In Asia,Unveiling 2 New All-Suite Ships On The Mekong & Irrawaddy  Travel News2 months ago Cruise deals for swish new ships  Herald Sun2 months ago Save on cruises with Avalon Waterways  New Straits Times1 week ago
Bangkok Post

Mystery rings through the ages

It's toll is taken: The Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the former home of the famed Dhammazedi Bell which fell into the Yangon River about 400 years ago. All attempts at recovering the artefact have so far failed. PHOTO: BANGKOK POST ARCHIVE 3D ...
 Bangkok Post2 months ago
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