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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourism threatens Moken people of Myanmar's Mergui archipelago

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AP

    ... tourism Paradise found in the 'lost world' Where the Indian Ocean rolls towards Myanmar's southwestern coast, a lacework of 800 islands rises, fringed with shimmering beaches ... of the world's most important marine biodiversity. They are also a big attraction for those eager to experience one of Asia's last tourism frontiers before, as many fear, it succumbs to the ravages ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455037/tourism-threatens-moken-people-myanmars-mergui-archipelago
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar unrest raises stakes for tourist industry

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Thandwe

    ... a lot more." Tourism is seen as an important growth industry for Myanmar. A year before the new government came to power in 2010 the country had the lowest visitor numbers of any of its ... million milestone last year as reforms took root and the Asian Development Bank has predicted they could be at least 1.52 million by 2015. McKinsey estimates that by 2030 the tourism sector could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326345/myanmar-unrest-raises-stakes-tourist-industry
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar banks sign deal with Visa

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 06:31pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... the tourism industry in particular.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074887/myanmar-banks-sign-deal-visa
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Coca-Cola opens Yangon bottling plant in US$200m five-year deal

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Myanmar by the paranoid former generals. "This is our show. This is our performance to the world," Tourism Minister Htay Aung said. The return of Coca Cola is emblematic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1253563/coca-cola-opens-yangon-bottling-plant-us200m-five-year-deal
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar aims to improve lives, modernise with new reforms

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters in Naypyitaw

    ... Suu Kyi. In the telecoms sector, the government will aim for an 80 per cent penetration rate for mobile phones by 2015. The rate in 2011 was less than 3 per cent. The tourism industry, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1131595/myanmar-aims-improve-lives-modernise-new-reforms
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... checkout," says Maung Maung Swe, vice-chairman of the Myanmar Tourism Federation. More than one million tourists visited Myanmar last year and the number is expected to surge this year. In the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205689/myanmar-becomes-land-opportunity-political-reform

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