YANGON – Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be feted by US President Barack Obama and given a top honour in her first visit in two decades to the United States, which has been an ardent supporter of her democracy struggle.
Myanmar could establish itself as a regional air traffic hub to rival Bangkok but only if the nation’s civil aviation authorities draft a master plan to guide its development, a foreign aviation expert based in Yangon says.
The shortage of mid-range and high-end hotel rooms in Yangon should ease next year when 1670 new hotel rooms are slated to become available, a Ministry of Hotels and Tourism official said earlier this month.
Dangerous influenza viruses are have become more prevalent in Myanmar this year but awareness about vaccination remains low, said Daw Yadanar Kyaw, a medical professor and head of the chest medical unit at Yangon’s Sanpya Hospital.
Thirty-five young people from Yangon Region last week took part in the second six-day politics and democracy course at Sandhi Management School in Yangon.