Threatened treasures

Smart urban policy planning with an eye on preserving Yangon’s colonial-era and heritage buildings will determine the city’s future – and tourism appeal, writes Xinyi Liang-Pholsena In a region that has lost much of its architectural heritage, Yangon stands out for its intact colonial core, due to years of neglect and stagnancy under the military […]

E-visas scheduled to launch in Myanmar next month

MYANMAR will introduce an e-visa system beginning September 1, a move that could finally streamline visa processes for travellers. Tourists are required to file their visa application online at at least one week before their trip. The online visa is priced at US$50, though the same visa obtained through an embassy abroad costs US$30, […]