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Summer Vacation In A Tiny Cabin – A Must-Try Experience

When it’s hot outside and you get tired just thinking about anything work-related, a tiny cabin where you can go and simply relax and unwind seems …

Take the drone tour! Stunning footage of Burma from above captured using a remote-controlled camera

A new video shows Burma as you've never seen it before - exploring the temples and pagodas of Yangon from above.<p>The rare footage was taken using a …

World Bank Reaffirms Strong Support for Burma

RANGOON — Following World Bank Vice President Axel van Trotsenburg’s visit last week, during which he met with several senior Burmese government …

Four Police Killed in Attack on Burma-Bangladesh Border

Four border guard police officers were killed and another wounded after a clash with an armed group along the Burma-Bangladesh border in Maungdaw …

The Forgotten Gurkhas of Myanmar

MYITKYINA — Over half a century since making a name for themselves as courageous fighters in the Burmese army, the ethnic Gurkha people of Burma say …

Myanmar Faces Foreign Investment Competition From Cambodia, Laos

Burma, Cambodia and Laos are the potential “hidden markets” of Southeast Asia for investment opportunities, a business study said, but they could end …

Ceasefire talks underway in Rangoon

Representatives of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) began talks with government peace negotiators in Rangoon on Wednesday morning to …

News

The second informal meeting between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has been fruitless again, according to reports...<p>The …

Ditching Clunkers, Car Imports Drive Burmese Demand for Oil

SINGAPORE / RANGOON — Burmese businessman Lay has doubled the number of cars he owns to six in just three years, as reforms in Southeast Asia’s …

Burma Chamber of Commerce says US sanctions 'not a big issue'

The renewal of some US sanctions on Burma will not harm economic relations between the two countries, according to the Union of Myanmar [Burma] …

Chamber of Commerce

World Bank to boost Burma’s education system

The World Bank has announced it will provide US$100 million to expand the Burmese Ministry of Education’s School Grants and School Stipends Programme.<p>…

World Bank

20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Bill Gates Explains Why The World Is Much Better Than People Realize

Despite all the poverty, famine, disease, terrorism, and war in the world today, things are actually really good and they're only getting better, according to Bill Gates.<p>"We're on this rising tide that's not recognized. It's overwhelming how prosperity is spread around the world," the ex-Microsoft …

Embrace embarrassment - learn a second language!

So you wanna learn a second language during your stay abroad? Sure, classes, textbooks and flashcards work - but we've got some tips for busting through the I-sound-ridiculous-so-I'm-not-going-to-say-anything level to Oh-my-god-I'm-speaking-and-people-understand-me level. It'll take hard work. …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Three Lenses Every Photographer Should Own

Pin ItA Guest Post by Chris Folsom. It’s a question I hear a lot from new photographers: “what lenses should I buy?” And while there are a lot of …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Pantone’s Color of the Year 2014, Radiant Orchid, Reminds Us the Importance of Color - The Fox Is Black

Out with the emerald, in with the… purple? Pantone has recently announced their selection for 2014’s Color of the Year: PANTONE 18-3224, or better …

The Spirit of Galatea – Underwater Photography by Ilse Moore

Ilse Moore is a fine art photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She’s drawn to surreal imagery, especially in the context of underwater …

Portraits of Toddlers Reacting to Tasting a Lemon for the First Time

Most of us can agree that having a toddler is a lot less fun than being one, but photographing one… well that can fall closer to the latter given the …

Fire and Water – Nature Photography by Nick Selway

Nick Selway has had a deep appreciation for nature ever since he was a young boy growing up along the Northern Cascade Mountains in Washington. He …

16 Adorable Photos of Children with Their Pet Chickens

Having chickens as pets is becoming more popular each year, which means that a group of kids is now growing up with sweet memories of the pet chicken …

Pets

Alluring Portrait Photography by Maddie Mills

Maddie Mills is a 16 year-old photographer and a happiness chaser from Newfoundland, Canada. She has never been camera shy and has always loved …

Photography