The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:56:41 +0630 en-gb Favourite haunts http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12103-favourite-haunts.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12103-favourite-haunts.html

Douglas Long takes a look at some spooky local lore, and instances of hauntings – some of which are a little close to home.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) The Pulse Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Curtain goes up at renovated cinema http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12104-curtain-goes-up-at-renovated-cinema-in-thaketa.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12104-curtain-goes-up-at-renovated-cinema-in-thaketa.html

The old two-storey Mya Yanadar Cinema in Thaketa township had been shuttered since the 80s, but is enjoying a new lease on life after renovations.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
No black No white No red http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12107-no-black-no-white-no-red.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12107-no-black-no-white-no-red.html

Exhibition of banned art inquires into the prejudices of past Myanmar regimes

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Whitney Light) The Pulse Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Artist on the cutting edge http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12109-artist-on-the-cutting-edge.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12109-artist-on-the-cutting-edge.html

When others went overseas to buy fashion accessories, I preferred to shop for knives, paper and glue,” said Zon Ei Phyu, 28, while using a fine, rounded knife to put the finishing touches on a bridal gown made of yellow paper. It was an invitation card made for her best friend’s wedding.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Fit for an empire http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12019-fit-for-an-empire.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12019-fit-for-an-empire.html

Amaury Lorin on the past and future of Yangon's crumbling but imposing colonial gem, the Secretariat.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Amaury Lorin) The Pulse Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 +0630
In the Spotlight...with famed British film producer David Puttnam http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12020-in-the-spotlight-with-famed-british-film-producer-david-puttnam.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12020-in-the-spotlight-with-famed-british-film-producer-david-puttnam.html

House of Lords member David Puttnam visited Yangon on October 9 and 10 in his capacity as trade envoy for the United Kingdom. He is most well known to the public as the independent producer of numerous award-winning films, including Midnight Express (1978), Chariots of Fire (1981) and The Killing Fields (1984).

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) The Pulse Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
City to host first LGBT film festival http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12021-city-to-host-first-lgbt-film-festival.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12021-city-to-host-first-lgbt-film-festival.html

The first LGBT film festival in Myanmar, called &Proud, will be held November 14 to 16 in Yangon to coincide with the international Transgender Day of Remembrance and World Human Rights Day.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe) The Pulse Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Living well in Myanmar: Look to lifestyle to protect your heart http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12023-living-well-in-myanmar-look-to-lifestyle-to-protect-your-heart.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/12023-living-well-in-myanmar-look-to-lifestyle-to-protect-your-heart.html

A discussion with your doctor about heart health will typically focus on medical issues such as high blood-pressure and cholesterol.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Christoph Gelsdorf) The Pulse Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Being kind to the new http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11954-being-kind-to-the-new.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11954-being-kind-to-the-new.html

Award-winning British film producer David Puttnam joined a panel of local experts last week to discuss the links between culture, public policy and society, and the benefits of encouraging innovation in creative industries.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Douglas Long) The Pulse Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
A motorbike ride to an Indian trading post http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11956-a-motorbike-ride-to-an-indian-trading-post.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11956-a-motorbike-ride-to-an-indian-trading-post.html

Ei Ei Thu took the India-Myanmar Friendship Road by motorbike, a smooth and winding trip through green paddy fields and mountains.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe) The Pulse Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630