The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Letkokkon Hotel reopens as nature resort

Letkokkon Hotel in Yangon is set to reopen under new management and will be rebranded as the Orchid Hotel.



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Ngew Saung hotels to reopen in Ayeyarwady

Five hotels at Ngwe Saung, including some that closed in 2006, are planning to reopen in time for the 2013 SEA Games.

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MAI receives new A320-200 aircraft

National carrier Myanmar Airways International is expanding its services with a 280-seater.

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When tourists swindle locals

She walked into the reception area of Monywa Hotel, sporting disconcertingly casual attire: knee-length shorts and a short-sleeved blouse, both made from flimsy white cotton fabric decorated with a floral print.
 

 

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EVA launches first flights to Yangon

EVA Airways, Taiwan’s second largest airline, launched its first direct flight between Yangon and Taipei on October 9. The airline uses MD-90 jets on the route, with flights to Yangon every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

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MAI prepares for Hong Kong service

National carrier Myanmar Airways International will launch direct flights from Yangon to Hong Kong in December, a spokesperson said last week.

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After four years, Qatar resumes Yangon service

After a break of more than four years, Qatar Airways resumed flights to Myanmar with the launch of scheduled services to Yangon.



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More river vessels needed for tourist influx

More private vessels are needed to meet demand from foreign tourists on Myanmar’s busy Bagan-Mandalay route.



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Saved by a stranger while far from home

InMarch 2010 I was chosen to attend a journalism course in London, which was a lifetime dream come true. I had only been out of the country once before, on a trip to Japan in 2006.

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Yangon and Bago airport projects move forward

The Department of Civil Aviation is seeking private investors to help finance an upgrade of Yangon International Airport.



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