YANGON, 4 March 2021: A hotelier responds to our recent op-ed, adding insights on the need for due diligence to ensure international travel and hospitality companies partner with people in Myanmar who want to make their country...
YANGON, 3 March 2021: Justice For Myanmar has added 26 companies to its list of business associates of the Myanmar military, including international companies, and one of them may have a business link to Hilton Asia Pacific.
CHIANG RAI, 1 March 2021: We shouldn't get a bad taste from drinking beer, but it's a likely outcome after discovering Myanmar's famous beer brands top-up the ill-gotten coffers of a military junta. I...
YANGON, 23 February 202: The auspicious date 22-2-2021 saw the biggest demonstrations in Myanmar so far, as an estimated 1 million people took to the streets to demonstrate against the military coup. Amongst...
SINGAPORE, 18 February 2021: Singapore’s foreign minister described Myanmar’s military coup as “alarming developments”, Reuters reported on Tuesday, but said he did not support widespread sanctions as they could hurt ordinary citizens. In an address to parliament,...
YANGON, 17 February 2021: Tourism crops up as one of the industries that line the pockets of Myanmar’s ruling government but nothing on the scale of mines, banks, petroleum, agriculture and the gems trade.
YANGON, 8 February 2021: Myanmar Airways International (MAI) will operate Yangon-Kuala Lumpur relief and special relief flights, three times weekly during the remainder of the month the airline reported on its Facebook page. The flights will...
YANGON, 8 February 2021: Myanmar Tourism Marketing made an impassioned plea to overseas tour operators to continue to support and stand with the people of Myanmar. Following last Monday’s military coup the official marketing arm of Myanmar’s...
YANGON, 5 February 2021: Myanmar's flag carrier, Myanmar National Airlines, says it is flying domestic services and some "relief flights" to bring Myanmar citizens home according to an airline website announcement. A leading travel...
YANGON, 4 February 2021: Myanmar's military rulers have closed all commercial airports including the country's main gateway Yangon International Airport until 31 May. Before the Monday coup that saw the army round-up the country's newly...