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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong professor held in Myanmar over Buddha leg tattoo plans to ink over image

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Canadian lecturer and girlfriend almost deported over 'offensive' markings on his leg Buddha tattoos bring man trouble in Myanmar A Hong Kong university professor plans to return to Myanmar despite almost being deported this month after he was accused of inciting religious hatred with tattoos of Buddha on his leg. Canadian national Jason ...

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    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... Myanmar, is stifling. Still slightly groggy from a much-needed afternoon siesta, I wander into the main temple compound through the cool, porticoed entrance. Recently awakened from their own ... is surveying, repairing and uncovering secrets in one of Myanmar's oldest and most important religious structures. "This heat reminds me of home," says a perspiring Amalesh Roy as he ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... for families. For further details and reservations, visit www.shangri-la.com/sanya. Easy entry Starting tomorrow, travellers heading to Myanmar will be able to apply for a tourist visa online. ...

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    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by CHRIS BARCLAY

    ... and medicines, through Yunnan into Myanmar. Shaxi continues the tradition of a Friday market, where the Bai trade everything from household goods and farm tools with the Yi and Yao people ...

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    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... of incense to those who have come to pray at the tomb of the general, who led his troops over the mountains into Thailand in the late 1960s, via Myanmar, after refusing to surrender to the communist forces at the end of the Chinese civil war, in 1949. The “lost army”, the Kuomintang’s 93rd Division, spent decades wandering the region between China, Myanmar and Thailand, trying to find a home ...

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    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am by David Eimer

    ... in southeastern Myanmar's Mon state. But it is the vista towards the Thanlwin River that is the most captivating. In the hazy late afternoon, as the red sun dips below the horizon, gazing down at Mawlamyine from Kyaik Thanlan is a daily ritual for those city residents who come to the temple to make merit. For visitors, the view appears to be one from the 19th century. Then, Myanmar was known ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Built from the ground up between 2002 and 2005, when it took over from Yangon as the capital of Myanmar, Naypyidaw has an international airport that receives scheduled flights from only one foreign city (Bangkok) and foreigners were allowed to begin visiting only a couple of years ago. So while international hotel groups and foreign airlines have been descending on Myanmar en masse ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... it was opened by Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts in what was then the capital of Myanmar, back in 1996. Now, with international luxury brands taking advantage of the recent growth in tourism, the hotel ...

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    One night in Yangon

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Hazel Knowles As Myanmar opens its doors,Hazel Knowles finds the commercial capital, Yangon, is ready for business- well, almost. Pictures by Cedric Arnold Golden opportunity ... Airport. "All of a sudden, everybody wants to come to Myanmar." He is not exaggerating. After decades as a pariah nation cut off by a notoriously brutal military junta, Myanmar is opening ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... of Bagan itself- promises to "evoke the romance of a storied expedition, albeit in posh, air-conditioned comfort". Drawing heavily, as might be expected, on Myanmar's days as part ... Myanmar.   Pilfer proofing Adam Rapp got the idea for his Pick-Pocket Proof Pants in China in 2007, after a brush with thieves in Xian, Shaanxi province. Now they are worn all over the world, ...




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