The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:15:04 +0630 en-gb Changing faces http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11108-what-makes-a-beautiful-face.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11108-what-makes-a-beautiful-face.html Use of the distinctive tree bark paste long favoured as both a cosmetic and as a form of sun protection is changing, as traditional values confront modern trends.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zon Pann Pwint and Nyein Ei Ei Htwe) The Pulse Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Face value http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11109-do-beauty-pageants-liberate-or-oppress.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11109-do-beauty-pageants-liberate-or-oppress.html With beauty pageants having very much entered the mainstream in Myanmar, Charlotte Rose asks whether they liberate or oppress women.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Charlotte Rose) The Pulse Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Raw energy, vivid colour http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11110-raw-energy-vivid-colour-enliven-soe-naing-s-latest-paintings.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11110-raw-energy-vivid-colour-enliven-soe-naing-s-latest-paintings.html

The energy and exuberance of Soe Naing’s paintings lifts the spirits as delightfully as the festival dances they depict.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Fiona MacGregor) The Pulse Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Grey matter http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11111-living-well-in-myanmar-why-brain-exercise-may-lead-to-a-longer-independent-life.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11111-living-well-in-myanmar-why-brain-exercise-may-lead-to-a-longer-independent-life.html Our resident medical expert Dr Chrisoph Gelsdorf on what steps can be taken to stave off the decline of the brain.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Christoph Gelsdorf, MD) The Pulse Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Monsoon state of mind: A survival guide http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11006-monsoon-state-of-mind-a-survival-guide.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11006-monsoon-state-of-mind-a-survival-guide.html The rain is here but never fear – the Times’ own style and etiquette expert Fiona MacGregor has the definitive guide to maintaining good grace, looks and humour this monsoon season.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Fiona MacGregor) The Pulse Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
From strength to strength http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11007-for-a-strong-woman-not-even-gold-wins-approval.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11007-for-a-strong-woman-not-even-gold-wins-approval.html Bodybuilding champion Aye Aye Soe aims to show Myanmar women’s strength to the world – and challenge her critics at home.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Breast practice: survivors find support with Living Hope http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11008-pressing-quesitons-with-may-may-pyone.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11008-pressing-quesitons-with-may-may-pyone.html Breast cancer survivor and activist May May Pyone on the need to fight depression and improve cancer education in Myanmar.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Chit Su Wai) The Pulse Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
The whistleblowers: commuter campaign muted http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11009-after-alarm-campaign-women-bus-riders-still-silent-on-harassment.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11009-after-alarm-campaign-women-bus-riders-still-silent-on-harassment.html The issue of women experiencing sexual harassment on city buses is an ongoing one, with many afraid to speak up.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zon Pann Pwint) The Pulse Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
What's On http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11010-what-s-on737.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11010-what-s-on737.html Your guide to what's on in Yangon for the week of July 14-20.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (The Myanmar Times) The Pulse Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Bright lights, big city: Yangon's evolving nightlife http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/10948-redefining-yangon-s-nightlife.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/10948-redefining-yangon-s-nightlife.html The city’s food and bar scene may be “embryonic”, but the team behind downtown colonial do-up Gekko are among those leading the charge writes Fiona MacGregor.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Fiona MacGregor) The Pulse Mon, 07 Jul 2014 03:30:00 +0630