No more new hotels in Bagan?

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Source: DVB 20140320

I know I just posted a story about a fifth hotel zone to be set up in Bagan, but it looks like that it may be the last. After the fulfillment of current construction contracts, it looks like there will be no more hotels allowed to be built near the ancient city.

Source: DVB 20140320

Source: DVB 20140320

New hotels banned in ancient Bagan
DVB, 20 March 2014

Myanmar halts Bagan hotel development
Travel Daily Media, 19 March 2014

Myanmar halts new hotel construction in ancient temple city
The Nation, 19 March 2014

Myanmar halts hotel construction
Bangkok Post, 19 March 2014
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Chickens crossed the Pacific from Southeast Asia, but didn’t reach South America

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A study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences unravels the origins of chickens and how they dispersed across the Pacific.

Using ancient DNA to study the origins and dispersal of ancestral Polynesian chickens across the Pacific
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
doi: 10.1073/pnas.1320412111

Chickens tell tale of human migration across Pacific
The Conversation, 18 March 2014

Chicken bones tell true story of Pacific migration
Heritage Daily, 17 March 2014
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