Government aids ailing tourism sector

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MHT) has announced measures to promote domestic travel and revive Myanmar’s struggling tourism sector. Although international flights are still grounded and may remain so for several months, MHT deputy minist

Government extends flight ban

The government postponed the lifting of several lockdown measures, including an international flight ban, until June 30. While restaurants re-open and domestic flights resume, the coronavirus may still be imported into the country from foreign visito
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Tourism rises in Mandalay

Tourism is rising in Mandalay as around 600,000 tourists are expected to have visited the city by the end of the year. That is a significant rise from last year, the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism in Upper Myanmar (DHT) told the Myanmar Times. Chi
Economy to improve as Myanmar opens up to foreign investment

Foreign investment reported to be on the rise

After a downturn in 2018, foreign direct investment (FDI) is picking up for Myanmar. An analysis by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) forecasts higher FDI. Also, they forecast the Myanmar economy to expand at 6.4 pe