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  • Flying Foxes visit Yangon

    Flying Foxes visit Yangon

    Premier League champions Leicester City won over Myanmar’s football fans with a fleeting visit to Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda on May 22.

  • Shan and Southern start second-half surge

    Shan and Southern start second-half surge

    Myanmar football’s mid-season break often brings great changes in teams’ line-ups and their resulting fortunes – and 2016 looks set to deliver the same. 

  • Myanmar martial arts’ French affair

    Myanmar martial arts’ French affair

    Tomorrow 300 martial artists from across Europe and Africa will converge on the French city of Grenoble for the annual International Thaing Bando French Open.

  • They made it!

    They made it!

    At 7:17am on May 19 Nepalese time, Pyae Phyo Aung and Win Ko Ko stepped onto the roof of the world, becoming the first Myanmar climbers to summit Mount Everest.

  • Can anyone catchYadanarbon?

    Can anyone catchYadanarbon?

    Two forces, representing the nation’s two largest cities, have dominated the history of the Myanmar National League.

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  • Go West, young man: They do ribs well

    Go West, young man: They do ribs well

    The West Bar & Grill’s soft and distinctly un-wild opening impresses with delicious local ribs – teething problems aside.

  • Visceralicious: Zephyr pork-stick shop

    Visceralicious: Zephyr pork-stick shop

    It's enough to get tummies rumbling with hunger: the smell of well-boiled pig viscera. Even casual passers-by turn their heads and start salivating when they catch a whiff of intestines,…

  • Review: John Dee’s Steak House

    Review: John Dee’s Steak House

    I must have been in the wrong place. The brown, non-descript interior and faux-velvet conference chairs didn’t look like they belonged to the “best restaurant in Yangon” – which is…

  • Street eats: Yangon’s best mohinga shops

    Street eats: Yangon’s best mohinga shops

    Anyone who has spent more than a day in Myanmar will surely know about mohinga, the “national dish” consisting of thin noodles in a fish-based broth. In light of all…

  • Street eats: mote lin ma yar – couple’s snack

    Street eats: mote lin ma yar – couple’s snack

    As an active young woman and an ambitious, hard-working staff member in a busy office, I have a habit of breaking the three-meal-a-day rule. Breakfast, lunch and dinner aren’t enough…

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  • Ooredoo first to go 4G

    Ooredoo first to go 4G

    Ooredoo has begun its fourth-generation rollout in Myanmar’s main cities: Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw.

  • IFC proposes $60m telco towers deal

    The  International Finance Corporation is considering a major investment in Myanmar telecoms infrastructure firm Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT), according to documents obtained by The Myanmar Times. 

  • Ooredoo to roll out next-gen internet service

    Ooredoo to roll out next-gen internet service

    Ooredoo Myanmar announced yesterday that it will launch 4G internet services this month – making it the first mobile operator in the market to move up from a 3G network.

  • Ooredoo net profit in the black

    Ooredoo Myanmar has made its first net profit and added 1.1 million subscribers to its user base over the January-to-March period, according to first-quarter financial results for its Qatari parent.

  • Telenor reaches 15.5m users

    Telenor Myanmar has added 1.8 million customers over the past three months, bringing its base to 15.5 million subscribers.

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The Myanmar Times

We are pleased to announce The Myanmar Times has been honoured with the silver and bronze awards in the Best in Photojournalism (News) 2016 category from WAN-IFRA! Congratulations Kaung Htet and Zarni Phyo!

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More fighting and more abductions: Northern Shan villages robbed of children

More fighting and more abductions: Northern Shan villages robbed of children

As they put on their new dresses and checked their make-up, Nang Kyan Khan and Nang Htwe Yin were...

04 February 2016
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Editor's Pick

2015: year in review

2015: year in review

From floods that devastated 12 states and regions to jade landslides, the rise of Ma Ba Tha in national...

23 December 2015
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Special Features

IT & Electronics

IT & Electronics

The Myanmar Times annual special supplement for those eager to get their hands on the latest and greatest...

23 May 2016
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Weekly Predictions

Weekly Predictions

Astrological readings from resident expert Aung Myin Kyaw, for the week of March 25 - 31,2016.

24 March 2016
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