Kandawgyi Park helium balloon project garners objections

A ballooning plan to provide tourists with a bird’s-eye view of Kandawgyi Park may yet be deflated by lawmakers trying to jettison the proposal. Myanmar Voyages International Tourism Company said it has already secured permission to launch a helium balloon venture above Yangon’s Kandawgyi Lake. The chair of the company said the plan will help […]

Entrance fees to be removed for most of Yangon’s park entrances

Several of the city’s most famous parks will be free to all comers beginning on April 1, though those which are privately owned will charge for now, said U Ko Ko Lin, head of the Department of Playgrounds, Parks and Gardens at Yangon City Development Committee. “We will allow free entrance to all the parks […]