Alex Schechter (New York Times) While planning a trip to Peru last July, Brian Twite and his girlfriend, Constance Hansen, decided to skip hotels and stay with a host family. At $35 a night, the accommodation in the Santiago district of Cusco was a bargain. But the warmth of their...
BORN DIFFERENT Like most 3 year old, Thiha Zaw is outgoing and full of energy. He loves to run around with his neighborhood's kids to the point of skipping his meals. Unfortunately, he was abandoned by his biological parents and adopted by Daw Kyi Htay. He has been lucky that...
Stephanie Rosenbloom (New York Times) Beneath a giant glass dome, where a waterfall plunges 130 feet through a forest, and a winding path leads past palms and fig trees, orchids and anthuriums, a robot came rolling around a bend. It was about five feet tall, and cruising my way. In its...

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Tin Mg Oo/Myanmar Business Today Home to Khakaborazi, the country’s highest mountain, Kachin State offers a lot of tourist attractions, from scenic views and landmarks to cultural festivals. Among the highlights are a homemade beverage called Khaungyay, the Manaw Festival, traditional dance and customs, wild flowers and Sadone Waterfall. You can...

Toyota Myanmar introduced the global best-seller Corolla Altis, with over 47.5 million units sold to date, to the local market earlier this month. The all-new Corolla Altis will be sold at the price of $36,000, with seven exterior and two interior colors to choose from. The sedan also comes with...
Located in the far north of the country, Kachin State is the place where the May Kha and Malikha rivers join to form the Irrawaddy River. Consisting of 18 townships, the state has a cold weather and a lot of jade mines, which is why it is also known...
vol 7 , Issue 43 Tin Mg Oo & Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today In recent years Myanmar stood unchanged at 171 for the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking. However, the country was recently listed in the top 20 most improved in Ease of Doing Business along with Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Djibouti,...
by Karen Weise The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/23/technology/microsoft-earnings-cloud.html SEATTLE — Microsoft doesn’t have an iPhone. It isn’t the Everything Store. It isn’t a verb for “search.” But it sure is good at making money. The company reported earnings Wednesday afternoon, and results show that it continued to reel in huge profits. Sales for the latest quarter...
Anahad O’Connor (The New York Times) Not long ago Dr. Rangan Chatterjee had a patient with Type 2 diabetes struggling to lower his blood sugar levels, despite following an intense diet and exercise program. Chatterjee counseled him to focus on the root cause of his problem: chronic stress....