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2014/09/02 00:05
2014/09/02 00:05
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The Shwedagon pagoda, located on a hilltop in the old capital of Yangon, draws hundreds of visitors every day. Photo: AP Burma has opened its e-Visa application service which it hopes will encourage...
2014/09/02 00:05
2014/09/02 00:05
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2014/09/01 07:38
2014/09/01 07:38
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Myanmar immigration authorities Monday introduced online e-visa in a bid to boost tourism in the country. The formal launch of the e-visa came after a trial period in August for a limited number of...
2014/08/27 08:20
2014/08/27 08:20
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YANGON — Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar's most-revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean...
2014/08/26 21:03
2014/08/26 21:03
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Yangon - A team of Myanmar divers claims to have discovered a legendary bell in the murky depths of the Yangon river - with the help of dragon spirits - in the latest twist to a 400-year-old drama...
2014/08/26 13:54
2014/08/26 13:54
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AP Top Headlines At 4:34 a.m. EDT Tuesday, August 26 2014 | 8:34 a.m. CDTObama addresses American Legionnaires in NC trip laden with politicsMourners fill huge church for Michael Brown's funeral,...
2014/08/24 08:38
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From the banks, thousands of spectators look on, praying the men will find the world's largest copper bell, believed to have been lying beneath the riverbed for more than four centuries. Weighing an...
2014/08/23 10:58
2014/08/23 10:58
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Leaders say Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the...
2014/08/20 13:17
2014/08/20 13:17
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry points a finger as he arrives in Sydney. In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has...
2014/08/15 06:34
2014/08/15 06:34
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File photo: Children play in the Yangon river on the outskirts of Yangon. In the early 1600s, the bell was stolen by Portuguese despot Philip de Brito, but his rickety vessel sank where the Yangon and...
2014/08/06 06:45
2014/08/06 06:45
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Buddhist monks hold flowers and placards as they pray at holy Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, 04 July 2014. Lynn Bo Bo/EPA YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar faces being called to account for stalling...
2014/09/02 00:05
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