Myanmar, Indonesia Eye Better Trade, Tourism through Visa Deal

Myanmar and Indonesia have signed an agreement on visa exemption for ordinary passport holders in a bid to boost tourism and trade. The agreement was signed by Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin and his Indonesian counterpart Marty Natelegawa on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw. Marty said […]

Bangkok protests ‘cannot hurt Myanmar tourism’—Ye Htut

BAGAN—Despite recent concerns about a possible decline in Thai tourist arrivals, anti-government protests taking place in Bangkok cannot hurt Myanmar’s tourism industry, the president’s spokesperson said today. Ye Htut, who is also the deputy minister for information, told Eleven Media on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting that the recent Bangkok shutdown would […]