Few workers left in deserted Magwe

Villages in Magwe Region are becoming ever more sparsely populated, as men and women move overseas in search of work, leaving few behind to plant and pick the region’s native crops, farmers said. Flooding in July and August destroyed thousands of acres of farmland, and hundreds of thousands more have been confiscated by the government […]

Tourism Businesses Push for More Consulates

Tourism industry players have demanded that there should be more Myanmar consulates in foreign countries as the tourism sector develops. “Many countries open consulates for the development of their country’s tourism industry. Thailand is well known for tourism but people hardly know about next-door Myanmar. Establishing consulates in foreign countries will definitely help Myanmar’s tourism […]