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Come drive Myanmar’s Highways … Carefully
I took long bus rides to and from Inle Lake... although the views were interesting, BRING EARPLUGS!...
Layla, United States United States
March 17, 2013
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Gather the Flower Posse: Let's Go Hunt for Orchids
I saw that movie too! totally loved it!!! One of my faves!...
Lisa Guiddo,
April 03, 2013
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The ‘Butterfly Houses’ of Thailand Target Orphans
It is sad that they are necessary, but nice that people have created the houses for children who...
JenTheHornist, United States United States
May 17, 2013
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Definition of Excitement: Seeing a Bengal Tiger
In China there used to be 100,000's of wild tigers. Today they only have a few thousand left....
transientbeauty, Canada Canada
April 05, 2013
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Are the Trekkies Ready for Peace with Myanmar?
star trek is cool, but StarCraft is way cooler! Starcraft fans are younger so they are more forward...
kimpark67, Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of
April 03, 2013
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Taking Care of Business Helps Nation on its Feet
20 Feb 2015
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Entrepreneurs and businesspeople keys to progress
Special Economic Zones on Track -- a Slow One
23 Jul 2014
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Development of Myanmar’s zones is long-term deal
Hilton Hotel Chain Plans to Expand its Offerings
16 Jul 2014
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Executive announces 5 more hotels for Myanmar
IMF: Myanmar’s Economy Shows Long-Term Growth
07 Jul 2014
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Government seems capable of managing finances
Can’t Get Enough of That Free-Flowing Electricity
06 Jun 2014
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Power plants coming on line to produce the juice
Sustainable Policies Help a Nation Realize Its Goals
08 Oct 2013
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Experts visit Myanmar to offer some perspective
Expat Alert! Myanmar a Great 'Hardship' Posting
07 Mar 2013
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Remember the good old days when you were sent abroad because local talent was in short supply and you raked in extra bucks for making the "sacrifice?"
Mekong River Links Laos, Myanmar… and China
07 Mar 2013
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Laos is landlocked, which is to say the only way out on the ground is through other countries... it is in the middle, in other words.
India Struggles to Grow Its Influence Here
07 Mar 2013
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Myanmar (Burma) is an opportunity for India that, so far, New Delhi has not been able to capitalize on.
Myanmar Investor Guide: The time is now!
06 Mar 2013
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Myanmar is a hive of activity, but more important it is slated for continued business progress.
America’s Seinfeld on the Famous Name Change
05 Mar 2013
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“You most likely know it as Myanmar, but it will always be Burma to me,” said a character in one of the most popular American television shows of all time, Seinfeld.
Dawei: From Fishing Village to Regional Hub
27 Feb 2013
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Dawei is the quiet capital city of the southernmost administrative region of Myanmar (Burma). That local level of influence is about to mushroom.
MockDonald’s Discovered Operating in Yangon
27 Feb 2013
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Why masquerade as Ronald McDonald in order to sell burgers when you can rope in Disney’s most famous fowl—the other famous Donald, the duck?
Can Myanmar Again Be a Global Rice Power?
27 Feb 2013
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The list of new economic engines needed in Myanmar (Burma) begins, logically, with A, as in agriculture.
Moving Toward Free Speech and Free Media
27 Feb 2013
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Myanmar has experienced reforms in recent years that have drastically changed the mood of the country. Truly free speech is the next big one.
Myanmar Peace Talks: This Time for Real
27 Feb 2013
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Travelers who think about visiting Myanmar may read about ceasefires and fighting, and then mutter to themselves, “This has been going on... forever!”
Special Economic Zones Will Have Global Impact
26 Feb 2013
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Establishing Special Economic Zones at key seaports is expected to crank up business activity for Myanmar.
Myanmar Returning to a Democratic System
26 Feb 2013
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Visitors to Myanmar (Burma) are not entering an outlaw country. Just the opposite is true. The country is steadily becoming progressive in its governance.
Want Piece of Myanmar? You Can Lease, Not Buy
26 Feb 2013
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If you have money to invest in Myanmar, you are heartily encouraged to invest it. The only thing a foreign investor cannot buy with his money is a deed.
Can Myanmar People Read and Write?
25 Feb 2013
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Yes, they can! The population has a high literacy rate, actually.
What is the GDP of Myanmar Today?
25 Feb 2013
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According to the World Bank, Myanmar's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was 51.44 billion in 2011, the year of the last report.
Myanmar's Labor Pool Young and Eager
25 Feb 2013
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Myanmar (Burma) has a young workforce with consumer potential. However, 70% of the labor force is still largely concentrated in agriculture.
Myanmar's Main Exports
25 Feb 2013
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In the last several years, Myanmar (Burma) has not benefited from good global trade relations, in particular with Western countries.
Myanmar Manufacturing: Numbers Promise Growth
22 Feb 2013
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To grasp the true meaning of a situation, look at the numbers. In Myanmar, labor costs and workforce data bode well for the country's future .
U.S. Will Have a Role in Myanmar’s Near Future
22 Feb 2013
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The United States has a long way to go to gain a position of influence in Myanmar, but it seems ready to start the trip.