Buses run between Kalay and towns in Chin States__Phalan, Hakha and Tiddim.
Construction of replica of Thatbyinnyu temple, the tallest temple in Bagan, is well underway in North Okkalapa in Yangon.
Quatar Airline launched its flights between Doha and Yangon in January. It is operating direct flights four times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Opening hours of Inya Lake embankment has been limited. The embankment opens from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily for the people who take physical exercises and for those who come there to take a rest.
This is Mandalay City Hotel in Mandalay, which opened in November 2004. It is located in the compound of bus terminal on the way to Pyin Oo Lwin.
Price of mobile phones has gone down at last. It has decrease from K 4 million to K 2 millions.
There was a sales promotion event of Mama instant noodles in front of Than Market(Whole sale maerket). It was packed with people. One could try noodles free of charge. Noodles were also on sale.
A ceremony to demonstrate how to cook buck wheat noodles grown as opium substitute crop was held at Summit Park View Hotel on January 12. The audience were entertained to the tasty noodles prepared by Japanese cooks at the event.
Institute of Traditional Medicine is located in Mandalay. Research work at the institute will mainly focus on Myanmar Traditional ways of treatment and traditional medicines.
Snacks are also made from buck wheat grown as opium substitute crop under the assistance of the government. Noodles, biscuits as well as Katorin made of buck wheat are on sale. The picture shows Shwe Kye Bakery where the snack is available.
This shop offers satisfactary packing service ofr those who want to have Myanmar harps and other goods forwarded to their countries. Special boxes for harps are available here.
We came across a vehicle rendering fortune telling service. The fortune teller checks the stars of a person and recites a series number. One’s fortune is said to be written on the sheet of a paper with numbers for the respective person. This is a strange way of fortune telling.
Scaffolding is being made around the Shwedagon Pagoda for gilding work. It will take some time till the work finishes. It is a pity that we won't be able to see magnificent golden glitter of the pagoda for some time.
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