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Thrice-weekly Hangzhou-Yangon Flights launches

Yangon International Airport (YIA), Myanmar’s largest and busiest airport, announced yesterday that it has begun flying travellers directly from Hangzhou to Yangon, China, thrice a week via Sichuan Airlines. The new route, which launched yesterday, is Sichuan Airlines’ second connection between Yangon and China, following the launch of the Yangon-Xi’an route in November this year. […]

UNESCO Listing to Ramp Up Tourism Investments

UNESCO’s recent listing of three ancient Pyu-walled cities, in Myanmar’s dry upper Irrawaddy regions, are widely hoped to increase sustainable investment in the regions, with the possibility of future tourism to the World Heritage sites boosted. The cities, Sri Ksetra, Halin and Beikthano, represent a large stretch of area occupied by the bronze-age Pyu people, […]