The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:42:45 +0630 en-gb 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
Hit by the scent of history http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11958-hit-by-the-scent-of-history.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11958-hit-by-the-scent-of-history.html

A visit to the presidential bunker in the former Saigon inspires involuntary memories and leads our correspondent to bury ghosts of the Vietnam War.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Stuart Alan Becker) The Pulse Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Escape plan http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11871-escape-plan.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11871-escape-plan.html

Ar Lee was born and raised in Myitkyina in Kachin State, but at the tender age of 12 his parents sent him away to live in Yangon.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe and Lun Min Mang) The Pulse Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
German prince will attend Oktoberfest in Yangon http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11872-german-prince-will-attend-oktoberfest-in-yangon.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11872-german-prince-will-attend-oktoberfest-in-yangon.html

Raise your glasses to welcome the arrival this week of Oktoberfest, the German beer festival that is returning to Myanmar. Among other celebrations, a party will be held at Yangon’s Inya Lake hotel on October 10-11 and attended by Prince Luitpold von Bayern.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe ) The Pulse Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
New gallery hopes visitors will ‘Think’ about art http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11873-new-gallery-hopes-visitors-will-think-about-art.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11873-new-gallery-hopes-visitors-will-think-about-art.html

Art galleries attracts few visitors in Myanmar, and art dealing often isn’t a financially lucrative venture unless you’re selling work by international art stars. Yet photographer Ko Aye Saung has taken that risk, setting up a gallery that will feature lesser-known artists.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zon Pann Pwint) The Pulse Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630