The advisory issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comes as Burma and other countries in the region prepare for the peak tourism season.
One of Burma’s most significant chapter’s in the worlds historical memory, the marble books at Kuthodaw pagoda, has fallen into a state of partial ruin.
Burma has been rebounding from the impact of sanctions eased by European countries three years ago and is emerging as a favored travel destination in Asia.
Dec 30, 2008 (DVB), Authorities in Rangoon have been stepping up restrictions on the movements of veteran journalist and senior National League for Democracy member Win Tin in an effort[…]
Jul 7, 2008 (DVB), An official from the Burmese government’s Road Transport Administration Department said all unlicensed motorbikes across the country will be required to register between 1 July and[…]
Jun 18, 2008 (DVB)-Following last September’s uprising and the destruction of Cyclone Nargis, there has been a significant decline in tourism within Burma and the industry is beginning to suffer.[…]
Feb 8, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Magwe division tried to prevent six National League for Democracy members from travelling to Yay Nan Chaung for a religious ceremony on 4[…]
Jan 16, 2008 (DVB), The British Trades Union Congress and UK charity Tourism Concern have called on tourists to stay away from Burma and urged tour operators and travel guides[…]