India, Myanmar look to boost ties with tourism

Mandalay: With Myanmar opening up in the last few years, international focus is back on The Golden Land. As its neighbour, India, too, is fast catching up with the changing political landscape in the neighbouring country and tourism is a sector both countries want to explore to boost bilateral ties. In 2014, 3.08 million tourists […]

A pair of rough rubies sold for 800,000 euros

A local gem merchant successfully bid 801,000 euros on a pair of rough rubies valued at 600,000 euros at an auction at the 52nd Gems Emporium on Naypyitaw, according to Win Hlaing, the deputy assistant director for the department of gems and jewellery sales centre. “A Mongshu ruby was bought for 370,000 euros, making it […]