Myanmar Archive

Peace and Prosperity are Priorities for Myanmar, Says Suu Kyi

Myanmar has made great progress in recent years, but faces political challenges to ensure stability Education and investment are keys to unlocking greater prosperity and deepening the nation’s project of development Suu Kyi: In hindsight, the situation in Rakhine State could have been handled better; accepts 100% of responsibility and reaffirms commitment to repatriation of

Grand Mercure debuts in Myanmar

Featuring 175 rooms, the upscale property overlooks the renowned Schwedagon Pagoda Grand Mercure announces the opening of its first property in Myanmar. One of Southeast Asia’s largest and most diverse countries, Myanmar remains one of the most mysterious and undiscovered destinations in the world. A land of breathtaking beauty and charm yet only recently emerging

First Mercure debuts in Myanmar

YANGON, April, 2018 – AccorHotels announced the official opening of its first Mercure property in Yangon’s prime district. Managed by AccorHotels, the seven-storey Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye features 183 spacious rooms and suites ideal for families and long-staying guests. Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye is located along Kaba Aye Pagoda Road just 10 km from Yangon

First Sofitel opens in Myanmar along shores of Inle Lake

Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min combines French art de vivre with local traditions to create a breathtaking haven on the edge of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve   Bangkok,  2018 Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min is Myanmar’s first Sofitel address, spectacularly located on the shores of Inle Lake. Overlooking the waters, mountains and rice fields, the

Rohingya refugees say no return to Myanmar without equal rights

Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to Myanmar until their safety can be guaranteed and they have equal rights, including being able to work and travel freely. Many – especially women – were deeply traumatized by their experiences, including rape and seeing loved ones killed, and said they

Dainik Jagran INEXT launches Campaign to Save ‘Deshbhakti Ka Headquarter’

During his upcoming visit to Myanmar, Dainik Jagran INEXT is requesting Prime Minister Modi to help restore the building that once was the epicentre of India’s Freedom movement – the headquarters of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj.  New Delhi, September 04, 2017: Dainik Jagran INEXT has launched a campaign to save the forgotten piece of history

AccorHotels & LP Holding partnership brings three new hotels to Myanmar

AccorHotels and LP Holding have signed a joint agreement to develop three new hotels in Myanmar. The partnership will see the opening of Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort in the second quarter of this year and the development of Pullman Yangon Centrepoint and Mandalay Hill Resort MGallery by Sofitel slated to open in 2017 and 2020

Pampering plus points at AccorHotels in Asia

“Treat Yourself x3” is a great way to make that dream holiday come true Le Club AccorHotels, the global loyalty programme of AccorHotels, is inviting travellers to “come and be pampered” at 100 exceptional destinations across Asia, from bustling Bangkok to beautiful Phuket, historic Hanoi and Luang Prabang to undiscovered Yangon. The Treat Yourself x3

Ooredoo Provides Emergency Aid for Myanmar Flood Victims

Invites customers to donate spare credit via dedicated SMS crisis-code, while supporting relief & reconstruction efforts across the country Doha, Qatar After seeing first-hand the scale of disaster and extent of community needs across Myanmar, Ooredoo has offered support to those affected in the country’s 11 national disaster zones following severe seasonal flooding. Additionally, Ooredoo

UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution proposed by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), criticizing Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya and calling for greater respect for human rights in Myanmar

A resolution proposed by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Myanmar titled ” Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar” (A/HRC/29/L.30) was adopted by consensus at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on 3rd July 2015. The resolution, proposed by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC, makes a