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Yangon is the financial, business and political capital of Myanmar. Although administrative capital had moved to newly and hastily built Naypyidaw in central Myanmar, Yangon, with its 5 million plus people, largest port in the country, only true international airport, its beautiful colonial buildings, Shwedagon Pagoda, and country’s political icon Aung San Su Kyi, remains …

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Bomb Blast in Yangon Thingyan Killed Eight

Photo: Nyi Lynn Seck reproduced with permission Three bomb blasts rocked former capital Yangon (Rangoon) during the Thingyan Myanmar New Year celebration this afternoon. According to official MRTV (Myanmar Radio and Television) announcement this evening, three bombs blasted in front of X20 water pandal near Kandawgyi Lake in downtown Yangon (Rangoon) at around 3.15 PM. Because …

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Supermarkets in Yangon

If you are coming from neighboring countries of Myanmar, like Thailand, you would be really disappointed with the available supermarkets in Yangon (Rangoon). There are very few supermarkets in Yangon, compared to other Asian capitals. Moreover, most of these supermarkets in Myanmar quite small, and the available items are also very much limited. The largest …

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