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News Myanmar » Travel: Tourism to Myanmar up 18 per cent – despite 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/tourism-to-myanmar-up-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar’s emergence as a popular travel destination in the last 30 years has been remarkable. It welcomed just 21,000 overseas arrivals in 1990, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. That rose to 120,000 in 1995, 660,000 in 2005 and ...

News Myanmar » Travel: 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 » Travel: 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

“I think the figure increased as we held many promotional events, and the government has allowed tourists to travel previously restricted areas,” U Myint Htwe, deputy director general at the ministry, said in an interview. Yet reliable data in Myanmar ...

News Myanmar » Travel: Number of Myanmar tourists rise despite Rohingya crisis

News channel or source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/number-of-myanmar-tourists-rise-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“I think the figure increased as we held many promotional events, and the government has allowed tourists to travel previously restricted areas,” U Myint Htwe, deputy director general at the ministry, said in an interview. Yet, reliable data in Myanmar ...

News Myanmar » Travel: 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 » Travel: 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 » Travel: 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 » Travel: Myanmar sees rise in tourism despite Rohingya crisis

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1416390/myanmar-sees-rise-in-tourism-despite-rohingya-crisis
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“I think the figure increased as we held many promotional events, and the government has allowed tourists to travel previously restricted areas,” U Myint Htwe, deputy director general at the ministry, said in an interview. Yet reliable data in Myanmar ...

News Myanmar » Travel: 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 » Travel: 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 ...