The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Korean Air launches direct flights to Yangon

Korean Air launched direct flight services between Seoul Incheon and Yangon international airports on September 13, inaugurating the route with a fully booked flight that landed in Yangon on schedule at 10:15pm.

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Hotel booking available at Yangon airport

Visitors to Myanmar can now book hotel rooms in Yangon upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, according to a spokesperson at the airport's information counter.

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AirAsia plans Bagan, Nay Pyi Taw flights

Budget carrier Thai AirAsia plans to launch international flights to Bagan and Nay Pyi Taw before the 2013 Southeast Asian Games, the airline’s chief executive officer told The Myanmar Times last week.

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