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Myanmar, Vietnam boost tourism cooperation

Myanmar and Vietnam are boosting their cooperation in the tourism industry through implementing bilateral agreements according to Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.  

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The Lion Dance

It is no doubt lion dances come to mind once you think of Chinese New Year. The Chinese New Year Festival that is held yearly by the Chinese community in Myanmar and especially in the Chinatown area o...

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Traditional Hair Styles Ancient and Modern

As Myanmar is an ancient country with a long history, it has enormous heritage—both tangible and intangible. Hair knotting is one of our ancient traditional practices.

 ‘Hair designer...

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Myanmar Traditional Paintings

Wall paintings
Paintings were first used in Myanmar to decorate temples, rather than palaces or homes, in order to propagate knowledge about Buddhism. The first ‘illustrated’ Buddhist te...

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Trekking into Nature in Northern Shan State

My train from Pyin Oo Lwin took seven hours, passed over the famous Goteik Viaduct, and arrived in Hsipaw at 5pm. I was ta ken to my hotel by tuk-tuk.
That night I stayed at Tai House Resort. The h...

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Learning to fish with the Ayeyawady Dolphins

With contribution from U Kyaw Hla Thein

Recently, good news for Ayeyawady Dolphin lovers was announced stating that the number of Irrawaddy Dolphins had increased by seven this year bringing th...

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LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

Having grown up around cameras – his father U Tin Yu being the pioneer of colour feature films in Myanmar – Zaw Min Yu acquired a passion and skill for photography at a young age. Now a profession...

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Novice Monk Initiation Ceremony Shin Pyu Pwe

One of the greatest joys that Buddhist parents find is the chance to have sons enter the monastery as a novice for a few days at least. The boys too, consider it an honour to become sons of the Buddha...

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Thingyan festival

Thingyan (Water Festival) is the Myanmar New Year and it is the most unique and colorful festival in Myanmar. People celebrate for a total of four days but the dates are calculated according to the My...

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Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

Date:     January 21- February 1, 2018
Location:     Shwe Settaw, Magwe Region, Central Myanmar

While the official duration of this pagoda festival is 11 days, ...

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LGBT Film Festival: A public display of pride

In late January this year, history was made in a small park in downtown Yangon. Thakin Mya Park in Lanmadaw Township was the location for the opening event of the &Proud film festival – said to ...

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Side Effect Indie Band: Moving Forwards with Confidence

A local music band who have been rocking out for the last thirteen years introduced its second album and performed to their fans in the garden of Institute Francais de Birmanie at 8 pm on January 12th...

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The One Striving to Develop Myanmar Skating to a World Standard

Since 1980 in Myanmar, youths began to gain interest in skating and practice their skills, the now middle-aged fans recall. One of the first official acknowledgements of the sport was when ex-mayor of...

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Jazz in Time: Yangon’s first jazz bar hits all the right notes

Last August, Yangon’s first dedicated jazz bar opened its doors with a bash of the symbol and a roar of the saxophone. Located on lower Bo Myat Tun Street, this music bar is one of a few in the city...

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Virya Couture: Driven by diligence and passion

She always wanted to do it. But given the lack of support and help for her dream, the founder of Virya Couture realized it didn’t matter how passionate she was about her plan. That wasn’t until th...

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The adult candy shop: ‘After 8’

A new bar called ‘After 8 Shots & Cocktail Bar’ has opened at Myanmar Plaza’s 4th floor and it has a new concept—to accommodate your guilty pleasure.

Though only opened for the las...

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Bay of Bengal Resort

Bay of Bengal Resort on Ngwesaung beach is the place to stay if you want to get away from everything, yet have all you need within one sprawling seaside resort.  Taking a right as you drive into ....

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Food Hygiene and Tourism

The Global Travel Council issued a statement saying that Myanmar tourism has already gained 2,668 billion Kyats and could eventually make up 3.5 percent of the nation’s GDP. The Ministry of Hotels a....

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Htay Htay’s Kitchen offers Mrauk Oo-style food on Ngapali Beach

Visitors to Ngapali love seafood and the distinctive Rakhine ngapi or fish paste flavour famous to the region. There are, therefore, many restaurants along the beach. Among the attractive restaurants ....

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Mother's Day Buffet Treat!

To The Queen My Heart
(sunday 13th may 2018) 11.30 am to 3.00pm
Mother's Day Buffet Treat!
Mun Dine for Free !(up to 4 persons)

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Mercure Families Brunch on Sunday


Mercure Families Brunch on Sunday 
Come and sample our Mercure Families Brunch Buffet from 11:30 am till 3:00 pm. To complete your weekend, enj...

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Hotel Boss

Warmly Welcome From Mandalay Hotel Boss Location (Our Hotel location nearly the heart of Zay Cho  Market and Ayarwaddy  River is down town area near by Eain Daw Yar Pagoda.)
Restaurant (G...