News

Bagan deserves better

Foreign investors should distance themselves from hotel projects being developed around the ancient temples of Bagan in apparent violation of planning rules. It now seems likely that the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will approve Myanmar’s application to have Bagan ...

Hot air balloons seen on ancient city of Bagan, Myanmar

Myanmar hosted a two-day workshop on heritage sites management in Lancang-Mekong countries in its ancient city of Bagan on Wednesday. The workshop featured extensive discussions and view exchanges of representatives from six Lancang-Mekong countries — China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. Keep reading ...

New Bagan guide map in the works

Visitors will find their way around the Bagan ancient cultural zone with greater ease soon with the local tourism authority working on a guide map. The map would be given to visitors to make their trip more convenient, said Bagan Tourism Development assistant project manager ...

Hun Sen promotes links with Myanmar sites

Cambodia and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen ties by focusing on both nations’ tourism and education sectors, but stopped short of discussing the latter’s widespread abuse and persecution of the Rohingya minority. In a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar’s President U Htin Kyaw, ...

Powerful earthquake hits central Myanmar

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit central Myanmar on August 24, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake, which the agency said struck at a depth of 84 kilometres, was felt in Yangon, as well as in the Thai and Bangladesh capitals. Officials from Myanmar’s Relief ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Mekong? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Mekong website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Mekong website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Mekong will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

CG4tt
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!