|Myanmar is on the slow path to industrialization. Deputy Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, Daw Lei Lei Thein. Photo: MNA|
The second stage of Myanmar’s long-term economic plan to become an industrialised nation will soon be presented to parliament, the Deputy Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, Daw Lei Lei Thein told Mizzima on December 8.
|Myanmar's tourism strategy envisages 5 million arrivals in 2015. Foreign tourists view the ancient pagoda in Nyaung-U by hot air balloon on January 14, 2014. Photo: Nyain Thit Nyi/Mizzima|
Myanmar has seen a five-fold increase in tourism income over the last decade with the sector pulling in US$905 million in 2014, according to a report on the sector, released on November 30 from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
|Malaysia's Petronas Twin-Towers are illuminated in pink during a breast cancer awareness campaign in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19 October 2013 evening. Photo: EPA/AHMAD YUSNI|
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysians have a passionate love affair with their lip-smacking cuisine -- rich curries, succulent fried chicken, buttery breads and creamy drinks -- but it is increasingly an unhealthy relationship.