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News Myanmar » Tourism: Myanmar Tourism Bouncing Back Despite Rohingya Crisis

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/22/myanmar-tourism-bouncing-back-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

More tourist arrivals from countries like China and Japan are likely helping Myanmar. But it sounds as though the country is a tougher sell these days to western travelers from Europe and elsewhere. Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18 percent last year to 3 ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: EU Set To Prepare Sanctions On Myanmar Generals: Diplomats

News channel or source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/eu-set-to-prepare-sanctions-on-myanmar-generals-diplomats-1816270
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Brussels: The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said. Any new travel ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: HRW Says Satellite Images Show Rohingya Villages 'Bulldozed' by Myanmar Authorities

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/hrw-says-satellite-images-show-rohingya-villages-bulldozed-by-myanmar-authorities/vi-BBJuGJG
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released satellite footage on February 22 that it said showed the destruction of Rohingya villages in Maungdaw, Myanmar, between January 8 and February 19.HRW said the video demonstrated that the Burmese government had been ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: European Union set to prepare sanctions on Myanmar and Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/european-union-set-to-prepare-sanctions-on-myanmar-and-cambodia
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet on Myanmar military to hold it accountable for the abuses against the Rohingyas, likely joining US and Canadian sanctions already in place. Foreign ministers will also ask Ms ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: After US, Canada, EU looking to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals

News channel or source: http://www.asianage.com/world/europe/230218/after-us-canada-eu-looking-to-levy-sanctions-on-top-myanmar-generals.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said. Any new travel bans and ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: Myanmar Plans to Legalize Casinos Amid UN Ethnic Cleansing Row

News channel or source: https://www.casino.org/news/myanmar-legalize-casinos
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Myanmar, formerly Burma, plans to legalize foreigner-only casinos. As reported by English language Burmese outlet Eleven Media, the news came out of the blue on Friday when minister for hotels and tourism, Ohn Maung, was asked in parliament whether the ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: EU to task officials to draw up sanctions on Myanmar generals: diplomats

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-eu/eu-to-task-officials-to-draw-up-sanctions-on-myanmar-generals-diplomats-idUSKCN1G617P
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The request for a list of names takes the bloc a step closer to imposing travel bans and asset freezes on Myanmar generals over the massacre of Rohingya Muslims, the diplomats said. Foreign ministers will also ask the EU foreign policy chief Federica ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: EU turns screw on Myanmar and Cambodia over rights abuses

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/a5976a4e-17f4-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

European countries will threaten sanctions over both Myanmar’s anti-Rohingya crackdown and Cambodia ... it had suspended preferential treatment in issuig visas for private travel by Cambodian government members, including Hun Sen and his family ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: EU set to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals over Rohingya massacre

News channel or source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/europe/230218/eu-set-to-levy-sanctions-on-top-myanmar-generals-over-rohingya-massacr.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet to try to hold the military accountable for the abuses. Brussels: The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by ...

News Myanmar » Tourism: Myanmar government softens stance on casinos

News channel or source: https://calvinayre.com/2018/02/12/casino/myanmar-government-softens-stance-casinos/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Myanmar is taking a second look at casinos in a bid to boost the country’s tourism industry. Eleven Media Group reported that the Myanmar parliament is considering allowing foreigners-only casinos in some of the country’s island resorts after package ...