Developers look for sites in Yangon

YANGON, 31 August 2015: Myanmar Investment Commission says the relocation of five cancelled real estate projects planned for sites close to Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda will be finalised by the end of the year. Irrawaddy media quoted MIC secretary, Aung Naing Oo, saying investors would be given alternative plots in Yangon to compensate for the government’s […]

2 Burmese & Kiwi jailed for religious insult

The use of Buddha in a promotional poster on a Myanmar bar Facebook page has landed a New Zealand national and two Burmese men in jail. Philip Blackwood appeared in court accused of contravening Myanmar’s stringent religious insult laws. The promotional poster for the V Gastro bar showed an image of the Buddha wearing DJ […]

Cultural Attractions

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 Myanmar has some priceless tourism attractions but they need careful management The building stands seemingly forgotten, overgrown with trees and creepers, the red brick-work crumbling, empty of people, the ruins surrounded by a barbed wire fence. The site looks dull and deserted, hardly […]