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137 news items

 
Myanmar Times
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 21:18:45 -0700

Here in Tarmoenye things are different from other areas. People live peacefully together. For years it has been a peaceful place in the Shan hills.” Farming is the Mone Wun's main interest, continues U Fan Le Chang. “We just want to grow tea and plant ...

Frontier Myanmar

Frontier Myanmar
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 20:58:30 -0800

The rows of neat grape vines, nestled in the Shan Hills and soft green in the sunset, were apparently worth a selfie. Five young girls had lined up to take the photo with five full glasses of Aythaya white wine. Mr Bert Morsbach, at the end of the bar ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:33:45 -0700

Morsbach's Aythaya estate could be mistaken for a corner of Provence or California's wine country, in a verdant valley tucked into the Shan Hills of northeastern Myanmar, and at 1,300 meters (4,260 feet) probably the highest vineyard in Asia. Visitors ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 06:26:15 -0800

The tour finishes in the Shan Hills surrounding Inle Lake, a landscape reminiscent of Tuscany complete with vineyards. Exodus (0845 314 2530; exodus.co.uk) has a choice of nine departures between Jan and Dec on this 16-day tour from £2,899 b&b ...

TIME

TIME
Sat, 07 Nov 2015 00:11:01 -0800

The Shan Hills, rising from the Burmese lowlands toward China, are crammed with ethnic groups that have long chafed against any centralized authority: among them, the Pa'O, the Wa, the Ta'ang, the Intha, the Akha, the Danu, the Lisu, the Lahu, the ...
 
Myanmar Times
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:45:00 -0800

“The election results were not encouraging,” said U Khin Maung Nyunt, chair of the SNLD's Shan Hills and Karenni section. “The two Shan nationality parties need to find a way to collaborate.” The renewed efforts for partnership may not be starting out ...

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:48:45 -0800

According to the girl, the snake was actually the reincarnation of Saw Nan Wai, the daughter of the last Shan King who was orphaned as a child and raised by a hermit monk in the Shan hills. She said she was 110 years old, having slithered all the way ...

CBS News

CBS News
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 16:44:14 -0700

The following script is from "The New Burma" which aired on October 25, 2015. Bill Whitaker is the correspondent. Rachael Morehouse and Henry Schuster, producers. A turning point is about to take place in one of the most exotic and closed off lands on ...
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