[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index
NEWS - Thai, Myanmar to Develop Bor
- Subject: NEWS - Thai, Myanmar to Develop Bor
- From: Rangoonp@xxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 02 Nov 1998 21:47:00
Subject: NEWS - Thai, Myanmar to Develop Border Towns as Tourism Spots
NOTE: Since the border areas are owned by other than Burman groups,
(e.g. Shan, Karen, Mon, et.al.) shouldn't Thailand be involved with them
and not the Slorc/Spdc military regime ??!!
Thai, Myanmar to Develop Border Towns as Tourism Spots
BANGKOK (Nov. 2) XINHUA - Thai and Myanmar authorities
plan to join hands to develop border towns as tourism spots.
The plan to promote tourism along the border was raised by
Myanmar military leaders during Sunday's religious
ceremony celebrating a replica of ancient Shwe Dagon stupa
in Myanmar's Tachilek Town, The Bangkok Post reported
Myanmar wants to use the 50-metre-high stupa as a selling
point to draw tourists to Tachilek.
Deputy Commander of the Thai Third Army Maj-Gen Suthin
Chankrachang and Governor of Chiang Rai Province
Wicharn Chaiyanant, who led the Thai delegation to the
ceremony, promised to cooperate with Myanmar to develop
the border areas and proposed Myanmar launch promotional