The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:47:51 +0630 en-gb Minding the IT gap http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11184-minding-the-it-gap.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11184-minding-the-it-gap.html As Myanmar struggles to close the digital divide between city and country, rural residents hope to benefit from greater access to communications technology

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe and Zon Pan Pwint) The Pulse Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:30:00 +0630
Stepping back in time in Hanlin http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11182-stepping-back-in-time-in-hanlin.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11182-stepping-back-in-time-in-hanlin.html

Two thousand years after the Pyu city-states fell, their buildings still shape local life, luring tourists and making locals proud of their recent listing among UNESCO World Heritage Sites

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Stuart Alan Becker) The Pulse Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Legends of Hanlin http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11183-legends-of-hanlin.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11183-legends-of-hanlin.html Douglas Long on Hanlin – an area once described by archaeologist Aung Thaw as an “almost barren and desolated” landscape that could have inspired a series of apocalyptic legends about the destruction of the ancient city.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) The Pulse Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:23 +0630
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