At the forefront of Burma’s proposal to UNESCO will be a pledge to relocate hotels and buildings that interfere with the ancient ruins.
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Rangoon’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology has reported that a magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred today at around 4am in central Burma. The epicentre of the quake was 49km from Chauk[…]
The world’s most likely time and place to get a ‘Yes’ to a wedding proposal is during sunrise at Bagan. That’s according to backpackers’ bible, The Lonely Planet, in its[…]
Air Bagan has announced a plan to distribute 40 percent of its more than 30 million shares to staff members for free as it bids to be listed as a[…]
Ornithologists in Bagan are calling for the protection of four rare bird species native to the region, as they say an increase in tourism to the ancient site is threatening the birds’ habitats.
Handcraft lacquerware producers in the ancient city of Bagan in central Burma are seeing good business this year amid an influx of foreign tourists and the introduction of international credit card payment systems.
The ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) began on Friday in Burma’s historic city of Bagan. The AMM started with a Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) chaired by Aung Linn, Director-General of[…]
Burma’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday began her first trip outside Rangoon since 2003, to the ancient city of Bagan. Followed by hordes of onlookers, the Nobel laureate[…]
Opposition icon to make first trip outside of Rangoon since 2003 prior to announcing details of her first post-release political tour
Dec 17, 2008 (DVB)â€"Authorities have been collecting 200 kyat each from families in Bagan and the surrounding areas to provide security for junta leader senior general Than Shweâ€™s visit to[…]
Feb 21, 2008 (DVB), Up to 10 passengers and crew sustained minor injuries on Tuesday when an Air Bagan aircraft overshot the runway in Putao, Kachin state, according to an[…]
Oct 25, 2007 (DVB), Burmese junta-linked airline Air Bagan is suspending all flights to Singapore in the wake of sanctions imposed on the company and its owner by the United[…]