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Myanmar security

I guess following the bomb attacks from last year, the Yangon people have stepped up security procedures, requiring your bags and body searched at all major hotels, business, and shopping places.

I find it amusing though, that they run the metal detector once down your body, and whether it beeps or not, that's all. It always beeps due to my cellphone, but they never made me take it out or felt it.

Airport security is similar. I have no problems taking my pocket knife in hand luggage, and they don't make a fuss about people putting things from their pockets into their bags, after they have been scanned, and before the body is searched.

Very effective.