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Myanmar Tourist Numbers Continue to Grow

TOURIST arrivals were up almost 25 percent in the first five months of the year following a record-breaking 2010, figures from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism show, and industry sources say they are confident of sustained growth over the…

Burma vs Myanmar: What’s In A Name?

In Europe, no concensus exists on how to refer to the former ritish colony of Burma, which won independence in 1948. oth versions have linguistic legitimacy. In the Burmese language, Myanmar is the formal term and Burma is the informal,…