• Cyclone Mocha death toll rises to 29 in Myanmar

     Tuesday, May 16, 2023

    Communications were still patchy on Monday with Rakhine state’s capital Sittwe, home to around 150,000 people and which bore the brunt of the storm according to cyclone trackers.

  • Super cyclone Mocha batters Myanmar and Bangladesh coasts, claims 3 lives

     Monday, May 15, 2023

    Local media reported a man was crushed to death when a banyan tree fell on him in Pyin Oo Lwin township in the central Mandalay region.

  • Myanmar declares new rules for tourist visa applications

     Wednesday, August 10, 2022

    Recently, Myanmar has declared its new rules for applications of tourist visa. According to the new terms and conditions, people applying for a Myanmar visa will have to provide a complete vaccination certificate, accompanied by a current color photo taken …

  • Myanmar’s junta to permit tourists to apply for visas

     Saturday, May 14, 2022

    Myanmar shut down its borders to visitors in March 2020 just after the breakout of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent surging infection caseloads. Myanmar’s junta will permit tourists to apply for visas after a hiatus of more than two years. …

  • After 2 years, Myanmar introduces e-visas

     Saturday, May 14, 2022

    At last Myanmar will be accepting applications regarding e-visa by tourists after the pandemic. The Ministry, Immigration and Population, Myanmar, unveiled that their services related to e-visa would kick-start from May 15th. In April, after the Government resumed international flight …

  • Foreign tourists asked to avoid visiting Myanmar due to widespread violence

     Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Foreign tourists have been asked to stay away from visiting Myanmar after there were plans to open up the country in spite of the widespread ongoing rights abuses and violence including kidnappings and killings by the military, along with food …

  • Myanmar tourism workers queues up to get vaccinated

     Monday, August 16, 2021

    Ministry of Hotel & Tourism, Myanmar, has recently explained that it will vaccinate all the staff members related to tourism and hospitality to allow hotels and guesthouses across the country to reopen their businesses without fear. In a top-level meeting …

  • Myanmar is giving importance to Agritourism

     Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    Agritourism includes agriculturally based mostly operation or exercise that attracts guests to a ranch. Besides, discussions are being concurrently managed with the state and regional government, by prioritizing Yangon, Bago and Ayeyarwady areas besides Kayah State and Chin State. “We’re …

  • Myanmar fails to celebrate Songkran Festival amid COVID-19 pandemic

     Monday, April 13, 2020

    Songkran or Thingyan (as addressed by local people), Myanmar’s New Year festival has been called off this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The festival is also the country’s biggest public holiday and attracts numerous tourists from across the globe. …

  • JICA and Myanmar government sign agreement for Yangon-Mandalay Railway project

     Thursday, April 2, 2020

    On Tuesday, March 31st 2020, Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and the Myanmar government signed an agreement. The agreement covers the ¥40·6 billion third tranche of an official development assistance loan. The loan has been issued to finance Phase 1 …


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