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The Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), strategically located on Strand Street, offers tourists and history buffs with two routes down Yangon’s memory lane. The tour, available in both English and Burmese, is led by a well-trained local guide. (Photo: Hein Htet) Route...
The Yangon Bus Service, also known as YBS, is the main local transportation for Yangonites. It runs from early morning 5:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. It is also very cheap (about 0.08USD, 1.5USD, depending on the bus number) compare...
Blink your eyes once, and you’ll see a new building in Yangon. Myanmar is currently going through a lot of changes during the past few years; you will see all kinds of new businesses in every corner of the metropolitan...
It has been confirmed that three H1N1 flu cases were suspected at the Yangon General Hospital. For the past few days, the potential outbreak of the H1N1 flu has caught the attention of the Burmese people especially on Facebook as...
The Morning Procession of Monks Every morning, no later than 11 a.m. you can see the great procession of monks (Sangha) on streets. The reason why you have to donate before 11a.m. is because the monks cannot eat after...
California Wine launching ceremony, held by ONG SIBLINGS company, was celebrated in Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Yangon on 8th June. In this ceremony, Chairman U Thet Naing Swe told that there will be 17 types of imported wines from California. U Thet...
Rubies, natural gas, pagodas and teak- just a few words of what pops into peoples’ heads when they hear the word “Myanmar.”  Be prepared to add another word to that list; and it’s not one that you would expect. It...
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw recently hosted 60 students from Chindwin College Yangon and Mandalay to learn about the exciting and diverse career opportunities in the hospitality industry. This initiative is a part of Hilton’s Open Doors commitment, which aims to...
Prettily drawn and painted, the charming little figures in that little stretch of alleyway off 27th street stands as a crowning achievement to what can be achieved when everyone- the locals, expats and the authorities work together to create...
Novotel Yangon Max has always created interesting and exciting events. For the first time, it is our pleasure to introduce “MARRY ME, UNIQUE WEDDING SALE” to the couples who are planning to marry in 2017, 2018 and 2019. This...
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