I was looking at all things related to logistics in the country to see how the drop in international oil prices has changed costs in the movement of goods across the country. The current exchange rate used is $1= K1280.
Using an overlapping set of data points including Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), Atlantic Multi Decadal Oscillation (AMO) Southern Oscillation Index (SOI), and Solar/Planetary Cycles show the Earths climate will cool significantly beginning 2017.
Chin State is the least developed area in Myanmar. Dirt roads and steep valleys lead to Mt. Victoria, along the way from Hakha to Gantgaw through the foothills and small towns of Kyaukhtu then back up into the mountains. There is one guesthouse in Kyaukhtu and one in Tilin. If you continue to Matupi you will need a travel permit from Naypyidaw. This is remote travel and repair kit is a must for flat tires. Few motorized vehicles travel these routes Falam to Matupi.
Motorbike journey starting in Aungban on the Shan Plateau heading to the caves of Pindaya complete with ox carts and hill tribe villages. The 40km journey is at 1200m and road breaks include tea leaf salad snacks. This expansive rural area is little traveled and you will be one of the first modern travelers to reach the area. Permits are no longer needed for village stays and trekking.
Svensmark's "The Cloud Mystery" demonstrates that when a grand solar minimum starts the weakened magnetosphere on our Earth allows more galactic cosmic rays in which create more low clouds, which in turn lead to more floods, snows, winds and other weather effects. We now are beginning to see the effects globally.
If you are in Yangon and are looking for more off the beaten path areas of the city with charm and a feel of old Yangon, walk down to 14th street. You can find Chinese houses, longevity tonics, wholesale baskets and the spirit guardian banyan tree that protects the neighborhood.
Interview with Tin Moe Lwin known as Myanmar's “Mother of Models”, who operates Myanmar’s largest and most respected modeling and talent agency. She describes what makes her and her talent pool successful in Myanmar’s changing business landscape. Myanmore In Depth Magazine
This month’s Real Estate section of Myanmar Business Insider covers the newest projects under construction in Yangon including: GEMS Garden Condominium, Novotel Yangon Max Hotel, BTMU Bank, HAGL Myanmar Center call-off, SCG Showroom Yangon, FDI 2015-2016 numbers and Yangon Q4 Retail Market forecast.