Construction of sunset watching locations 100 % finished in Bagan-Nyaung-U

Authorities with the Irrigation and Water Resources Management Department completed construction of lookout points for tourists in Bagan-Nyaung-U, according to an article in the City News Daily yesterday. The purpose of the lookout points was to give visitors an alterative to climbing up temples and other structures that were being eroded by tourists scrambling to […]

Invitation To Bid for Construction and Installation of Small-Scale Water Infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar. Pre-bid Conference on 12 July 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list For the Provision of Construction and Installation of small-scale water infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar (Shwebo, Monywa, Myingyan, Nyaung U and Chauk) Project: Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar United Nations Development Programme (June, 2017) Section […]

Bagan tourist arrivals growing

Domino effect for Bagan as improved Mandalay access spurs visitor arrivals by 17% year-on-year, top 5 overseas source markets lead demand growth in Q1 2017. “As one of the main tourist destinations in Myanmar, the ancient city of Bagan had 282,387 international visitors in 2016, with a 5-year CAGR averaging 12%. Currently, Nyaung U Airport […]

Air KBZ to Operate International Flights to Chiang Mai

Air KBZ plans to launch its first international route on 2 December, when it will begin thrice-weekly flights from Yangon to Chiang Mai, Thailand, said Assistant General Manager Daw Aye Mra Thar. The Myanmar airline planned to begin the new flight in November, but could not do so because of negotiations with Thailand authorities. A […]

Golden Myanmar Airlines joins ranks of local businesses charging dual prices

FOREIGNERS taking domestic flights by Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA) should be prepared to pay over 50 per cent more than locals. Since April 1, the airline has introduced a new price structure with one price category for foreigners and several categories for locals. For a flight between Yangon and Nyaung U, foreigners pay US$89, whereas […]

Myanmar airports improve safety

YANGON, 11 March 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport says it has upgraded six airports in terms of safety and security. The six airports that have gained new safety equipment are Yangon, Mandalay, Nyaung U, Heho, Thandwe and Dawei. The Global New Light of Myanmar claimed the six airports received safety and security upgrades with the […]

Bagan to add night mall

BAGAN, 5 March 2015: Myanmar Restaurant Association says a night mall will be opened in Bagan to provide better shopping and products for visitors. Eleven Myanmar reported the story initially and quoted the association’s chairman, Tint Swe, as saying that the night mall would offer traditional handicrafts, regional products and clothes as well as traditional […]

Alliance to boost safety at Myanmar airports

Sumitomo, together with NEC, NEC Networks & System Integration, Toshiba and Morita, has concluded an agreement with the Civil Aviation Department of Myanmar’s Transport Ministry on the “Project for Improvement of Nationwide Airport Safety and Security”. The project is designed to help improve aviation safety at Myanmar’s major airports – Yangon, Mandalay, Nyaung U, Heho, […]