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Ministry approved 32 more hotel and motel licenses in November and December

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has approved 23 more hotel and motel licenses in November and December 2017, according to an announcement by the Ministry.

There are now nearly 2,000 approved hotels and motels most of which are located in Yangon and Mandalay. The resulting total numberof

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Taukkyan War Cemetery: A memorial to allied soldiers who died in battle in Myanmar during the First and Second World Wars

U Thet Mon, Regional Manager of Commonwealth War Graves Commissionin Myanmar recalls a vivid and fond memory of an occasion at a gravenear the Cross of Sacrifice Monument at Taukkyan War Cemetery which took place a number of years earlier.

A few days after the annual Remembrance Day for falle

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Hong Bao offers Hong Kong style food to Yangon Foodies


Chinese foods are familiar for Myanmar consumers being available in almost every restaurant across the country including those in Yangon.

A newly-opened branch of restaurantsin Yangon named Hong Bao boasts menus of food prepared by Hong Kong chefs themselves. It servesdishes, which taste

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Bagan lacquerware sales rise during the travelling season

​Bagan, one of Myanmar's main cultural heritage cities, is busy with local and foreign visitors at this time of year. This drives high sales of traditional food and handicrafts such as lacquerware, according to the locals in Bagan."I always buy lacquerware and watch how they make it every time I v

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