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Visa On Arrival (VOA) now available for foreigners visiting Myanmar

Beginning June 2010, Myanmar immigration , tourist department and airlines confirmed that the new on arrival VISA will be issued for all foreigners at both entry points of Yangon and Mandalay ¬†international airports.¬† Previous practise is that you are required … Continue reading

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A flower girl in Yangon

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“Whats is our core business?”

14th May 2010: Today I traveled to Kanbauk, a small village in southern Division of Thanintaryi in southern Myanmar, to attend to some staff problem. The flight time was 1 hour and 20 minutes on Twin Otter 300 series and … Continue reading

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“Book me AirAsia free ticket, please.”

May 2010: In this country banks are owned by the Government. Banking system is traditional and primitive. Read my previous post on this.¬† Only 2 banks can deal with foreign currencies. Banks have no products. No credit cards.¬† No debit … Continue reading

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Monsoon’s coming to Yangon, finally

May 17th 2010: It has been hot, really hot in Yangon for the last couple months. Temperature rised up to 46C in some areas. They expected rain during last Thingya n Water Festival, but God said NOT YET. A mosque … Continue reading

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