The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:16:58 +0630 en-gb When children become tourist attractions http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13222-when-children-become-tourist-attractions.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13222-when-children-become-tourist-attractions.html

With “orphanage tourism” on the rise in Myanmar, child protection experts are warning volunteers and visitors to stay away, saying their presence is harmful to children.

 

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Charlotte Rose) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
First studio set to transform Myanmar’s film industry http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13223-first-studio-set-to-transform-myanmar-s-film-industry.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13223-first-studio-set-to-transform-myanmar-s-film-industry.html

Myanmar’s filmmakers have long had to make do without a film studio, shooting films on location or even in their own homes.

 

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Chit Su) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Mister Myanmar misses out on top prize http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13224-mister-myanmar-misses-out-on-top-prize.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13224-mister-myanmar-misses-out-on-top-prize.html

Mister Myanmar, Aung Chan Mya, scooped 15th place at last week’s Mister International 2014-15 competition – held in Korea from February 6 to 15 – where he competed against 50 pageant hopefuls from around the world.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Sweet dreams are made of this http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13225-sweet-dreams-are-made-of-this.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13225-sweet-dreams-are-made-of-this.html

For Yangon's newest destination for the sweet of tooth, look no further than Candy Land. 

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Living well in Myanmar: Eat right to help the vessels in your brain http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13226-living-well-in-myanmar-eat-right-to-help-the-vessels-in-your-brain.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13226-living-well-in-myanmar-eat-right-to-help-the-vessels-in-your-brain.html

Trying to get patients to eat better is a fundamental part of being a primary care doctor in Yangon, writes our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Christoph Gelsdorf) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Art moves out of the galleries, onto the streets http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13227-art-moves-out-of-the-galleries-onto-the-streets.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13227-art-moves-out-of-the-galleries-onto-the-streets.html

Artists, cartoonists, sculptors and photographers are gearing up for a citywide Yangon Art and Heritage Festival to be held from March 1 to 22 in streets, 100-year-old buildings, public transport and art galleries across the downtown area.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung and Zon Pan Pwint) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Iranian photographer brings images of hope to Deitta Gallery http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13228-iranian-photographer-brings-images-of-hope-to-deitta-gallery.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13228-iranian-photographer-brings-images-of-hope-to-deitta-gallery.html

Fatemah Behboudi’s award-winning photography series Mothers of Patience tells the story of the mothers of missing Iranian martyrs, and is showing for a limited time at the new Myanmar Deitta space.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Charlotte Rose) The Pulse Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Bring on the dancing lions http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13148-bring-on-the-lions.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13148-bring-on-the-lions.html Leaping and swinging from pole to pole up to 7 feet off the ground, acrobats competing in Yangon’s annual lion dancing contest are the highlight of Chinese New Year celebrations set to draw crowds of thousands this week.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Guy Dinmore and Nandar Aung) The Pulse Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:41:05 +0630
Deitta Gallery opens with award-winning Iranian exhibition http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13149-deitta-gallery-opens-with-award-winning-iranian-exhibition.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13149-deitta-gallery-opens-with-award-winning-iranian-exhibition.html

Myanmar Deitta, a not-for-profit organisation that supports documentary photography, film and multimedia projects related to Myanmar and its people, will open its new exhibition space the Deitta Gallery on February 16.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Charlotte Rose) The Pulse Sun, 15 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630
Local designers turn heads at International Fashion Week http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13150-local-designers-turn-heads-at-international-fashion-week.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/13150-local-designers-turn-heads-at-international-fashion-week.html

Oh my dears, I couldn’t begin to tell you how simply tempestuous these last few days have been. But February 6, 7 and 8 were without doubt the busiest days so far this year for the aficionados of fashion and their dedicated followers.

]]>
kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Sun, 15 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0630