Month: February 2009

Shoe Advice

Unlike westerners, Burmese don’t wear shoes or slippers indoor. They don’t wear shoes or slippers on the pagoda. It is important that visitors to Burma should pay proper attention to this custom when visiting Myanmar. To give a rough idea what a foreigner should observe about footwear, we would like to give our readers a …

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Myanmar Tuk Tuk

Everybody knows the famous tuk-tuk from Thailand. You must have seen that TV ads from VISA with James Bond riding a tuk-tuk in the streets of Bangkok. Tuk-tuk is synonymous with Thailand. However, does anybody know that Myanmar also has tuk-tuk running the streets of towns and cities in Myanmar? Just introduced a few years …

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Myanmar Central Bank warns financial institutions of fake kyat notes

In a secretly circulated document, Myanmar’s Central Bank in Naypyitaw has acknowledged that fake 500 kyat currency notes were circulating in the market and it has sent an eight-point guideline to all financial institutes to check for fake notes. The document, a copy of which is in Mizzima’ possession, said a study in the wake …

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Another Chin traditional Bamboo dance

Here is another video of Chin traditional Bamboo dance. The dance style is a little bit different form another Chin bamboo dance. This one was also took in  Hakha in 2007. The dancers are the high school students from the Falam State High School.

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