Should tourists still visit Mrauk U? After the deadly protests last month, DVB takes a look at how the community is reacting and how tourism is being affected.
At the forefront of Burma’s proposal to UNESCO will be a pledge to relocate hotels and buildings that interfere with the ancient ruins.
The iconic lake is suffering from degradation, mostly caused by deforestation and the constant daily pounding of thousands of visitors.
On 2 December 1766, the Swedish Riksdag adopted the world’s first Freedom of the Press Act.
Built during the reign of King Htilominlo (1211-31 AD), the historic red-brick temple suffered extensive damage in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in August.
The museum chronicling the ancient kingdom of Mrauk-U, one of Burma’s most important cultural sites, is housed in a poorly lit building devoid of visitors.