Badly behaved Chinese tourists draw local ire in Myanmar

Mahagandhayon monastery in Mandalay Region is one of Myanmar’s most prominent monastic colleges. Well known for its adherence to the Buddhist monastic codes, every year it attracts thousands of tourists eager to glimpse the peaceful monastic life of the more than 1,500 monks who reside and study Buddhist teachings there. For visiting tourists, the monastery’s […]

Gov’t to take action against bean price manipulators

Since bean varieties are among Myanmar’s largest exports, the government will take action against the manipulation of bean prices that affect market stability, according to U Win Myint , Union Minister for Economics and Trade. The minister made the comment at a 20th anniversary gathering on Sunday (March 16) for the Myanmar Variegated Bean and […]