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The Last Days of the Yangon River Ferry

On a warm Friday in mid-November, the old Yangon Ferry shuddered across the riverbank in Burma for the last time. The next morning, commuters boarded three shining new boats donated by the government of Japan. The moan of the old engines was ... Time, 1 week ago
Xinhua News Agency

Myanmar's foreign trade hits 18.89 billion U.S. dollars

A laborer works on a sand pile near a jetty of the Yangon River in Yangon, Myanmar, Dec. 11, 2014. Myanmar's foreign trade hit 18.89 billion U.S. dollars in the first nine months (April-December) of the 2014-15 fiscal year, 3 billion dollars more ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 month ago Myanmar's middle class:Big foreign companies seek early bird edge in nascent consumer market  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago In pics: laborers work on bank of Yangon river, Myanmar  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago Foreign policy:Myanmar deepens India ties to reduce China dependency  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago
Bangkok Post

'Irrawaddy' told to go with river's flow

YANGON — It was easy for Myanmar's former military government to change the name of the country's mightiest river, but a magazine ordered to make the same change is putting up a fight. State-run newspapers published an Information Ministry ...
 Bangkok Post1 month ago In Far-Flung Myanmar, a Land of Contradictions  Social Dashboard2 days ago Myanmar: Magazine Must Go With the River's Flow  ABC News1 month ago The Newest, Most Luxurious River Cruise In Myanmar  Forbes.com1 month ago
New York Post

Welcome to Bagan, the most Zen place on earth

On the banks of the Irrawaddy River, several hundred miles north of Yangon in Myanmar, lies Bagan — a once secret and all-but-abandoned city, dedicated to Buddha. Covering an area of 40 miles are endless temples and stupas in varying degrees of ...
 New York Post1 month ago

Hlaing Tharyar set to shine after bridge opens

After several years of painful traffic jams, the owners of properties in Hlaing Tharyar, across the Yangon River to the north-west, could be poised to reap higher returns on their investments, say real estate agents. The completion of a ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago
Bangkok Post

Work starts on 2nd Mae Sot bridge

Construction has begun of the second Thai-Myanmar bridge across the Moei River, linking Mae Sot district in northern Tak province and Myawaddy town in Myanmar. Highway Department workers enter the site at the beginning of the secondThai-Myanmar ...
 Bangkok Post5 days ago

WB Group, IHA to jointly develop Myanmar hydropower

:00:00 A A- A+ YANGON, Jan 19 (Xinhua): The World Bank Group and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) are helping Myanmar develop a more sustainable hydropower sector by promoting best practices in technical, environmental and social ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh6 days ago WB Group, Int'l hydropower association promote hydropower development in Myanmar  Xinhua News Agency6 days ago

Along the river to Mandalay

Take in the sights...Afisherman at sunrise in misty Bagan. Picture: Lisa Vaz. Source: Supplied ADRENALIN and silence make a potent cocktail when floating above Myanmar's Bagan, one of the great man-made wonders of the world. Seeing the valley at ...
 Daily Telegraph Australia1 month ago

Interview with Myanmar political satirist Zarganar

Takayuki Kasuga, a Mainichi Shimbun correspondent at the paper's Yangon Bureau, recently interviewed a local comedian and political satirist who goes by the stage name "Zarganar." The following is an excerpted text from the interview: *** ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago
Irish Times

World Aids Day

A man living with HIV sits inside the HIV/Aids Care Centre, a hospice in Yangon, Myanmar. World AIDS Day is marked worldwide annually on December 1st to raise awareness of those living with the virus. Photograph: EPA A man living with HIV ...
 Irish Times1 month ago Gallery: World Aids Day  Sunday Independent1 month ago
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