After decades of failed attempts, stakeholders are overjoyed. But new hotels and management transparency issues mean challenges still lie ahead.
On this day in 1975, a strong earthquake shook the country’s major tourist attraction, killing 2 and damaging hundreds of centuries-old pagodas.
Fifty-seven years ago today, Ne Win issued a bloody crackdown on Rangoon student protests. The next day, he dynamited the Students’ Union building.
National Museum show is the best-attended it has ever put on
The Tourist Burma Building, sitting on a prominent downtown crossroad, has emerged from decades of abandonment as a heritage treasure—and the public are invited inside.
On this day 89 years ago, Dobama Asiayone, or the We Burmans Association, was founded by Rangoon University instructor Thakhin Ba Thaung.
The teak architectural gem has received a new lease on life with elaborate renovation works by KT Group and now a Blue Plaque from the Yangon Heritage Trust.
Yangon Heritage Trust, in collaboration with architect Aung Soe Myint and artist Htein Lin, launched an exhibition of historic objects as a glimpse of Yangon’s rich past.
Yo Ya May supports 200 weavers in the remote hills of Chin and Rakhine states by selling their handwoven textiles in Yangon and beyond.
Sustainable social enterprise Face of Indawgyi is helping visitors to Myanmar’s largest lake have a positive impact on the unique Shan-ni community and the rich environment.
Overlooked in favor of foreigners since colonial times, local photographers left a rich legacy of images, Austrian photographer and historian says