YANGON, 20 December 2017: A charity founded by Pandaw River Expeditions CEO, Paul Strachan, is funding the building of its eighth free medical clinic in Myanmar. The new Pandaw Central Clinic in Bagan will help ease the burden on the...

Do the right thing Myanmar

YANGON, 20 December 2017: Two Myanmar journalists working for an international newswire who have not been heard from since they were arrested last week should be immediately released, the EU demanded Tuesday. The sudden detention of reporters Wa Lone, 31,...
BANGKOK, 18 December 2017: Qatar Airways may increase services to Yangon in March 2018 from five flights weekly to daily, according to advance timetable details posted on Airlineroute. Three of the services originating in Doha will turnaround in Yangon while...
YANGON, 14 December 2017: Tourists can once more apply for permits to travel overland from Inle Lake to Keng Tung a historical city around 100 km from the border with China and 160 km from Thailand. The military closed the...

New book launch

CHIANG RAI, 14 December 2017: Knowledge Media Group will release its latest guidebook, ‘The Best of Myanmar’ at a book launch, 27 December, hosted by Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake, Yangon. Publisher, Jaffee Yee, describes Best of Myanmar  as a “premium armchair travel guide...
CHIANG MAI, 8 December 2017:  Myanmar’s privately owned airline, AIR KBZ, has introduced a service from Chiang May to Yangon. The airline is offering a twice weekly service on Wednesday and Sunday using a 70-seat ATR aircraft. The twice-weekly service is...
PHNOM PENH, 4 December 2017: Myanmar National Airlines has applied for a licence to operate a direct flight between Bagan and Siem Reap, in a move that will give it a competitive advantage over other regional airlines. Linking the two top...
INLE LAKE, Myanmar, 29 November 2017: Sanctum Inle Resort, an upscale resort in one of Myanmar’s most compelling destinations, Inle Lake, has launched a boat journey to an ancient capital where more than 100 stupas stand in a flooded...

Pope meets Myanmar military

YANGON, 28 November 2017: Pope Francis met Myanmar's powerful army chief on Monday at the start of a highly sensitive trip, with the military man saying he told the pontiff there was "no religious discrimination" in his country despite...
BANGKOK , 23 November 2017: Australia’s Smartraveller travel advice service issued a warning, Wednesday, on Paletwa township in southern Chin State, Myanmar. Smartraveller.org.au advises travellers to reconsider the need to visit Paletwa township in southern Chin State, due to active...