The Pulse The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle.html Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:32:03 +0630 en-gb Suu Kyi urges artists to get political http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11534-daw-suu-calls-on-artists-to-address-politics1.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11534-daw-suu-calls-on-artists-to-address-politics1.html Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has called upon Myanmar's writers, poets, cartoonists and artists of all sorts to use their creative skills to inspire political dialogue.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe) The Pulse Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Low-fat cream: Slimming solutions spark debate http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11535-can-skin-creams-make-you-slimmer.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11535-can-skin-creams-make-you-slimmer.html A number of women in Yangon are turning to specialist cream treatments in order to lose weight, despite it not being clear if these are effective or are possibly detrimental to health.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nandar Aung) The Pulse Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:30:00 +0630
A voice that demands to be heard http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11532-not-afraid-to-be-called-a-feminist.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11532-not-afraid-to-be-called-a-feminist.html The Myanmar Times speaks with former political prisoner and prominent women’s rights activist Ma Zin Mar Aung about protest, prison and role models.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Nyein Ei Ei Htwe) The Pulse Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Conflict takes centre stage in youth project http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11533-youth-theatre-project-aims-to-inspire-new-playwrights.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11533-youth-theatre-project-aims-to-inspire-new-playwrights.html An allegory about conflict, the recently-staged Play with No Name was intended to reflect Myanmar's country’s current political and social situation.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Chit Su Wai) The Pulse Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Myanmar artist’s recycled-waste works to be shown in London http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11536-myanmar-artist-s-recycled-waste-works-to-be-shown-in-london.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11536-myanmar-artist-s-recycled-waste-works-to-be-shown-in-london.html

Artist San Zaw Htway has been shortlisted for the 2014 Artraker Award honouring artists who endeavour to help end suffering and conflict. 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zon Pann Pwint) The Pulse Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Living Well in Myanmar: When children get too big http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11538-living-well-in-myanmar-when-children-get-too-big.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11538-living-well-in-myanmar-when-children-get-too-big.html

Childhood obesity is a public health epidemic that is well established in many Western countries and will likely be a threat to Myanmar in the coming years.

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Christoph Gelsdorf, MD) The Pulse Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Going fair, whatever the cost http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11469-going-fair-at-any-price.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11469-going-fair-at-any-price.html The increasing availability of cheaper and more invasive treatments is fulfilling – and fuelling – desires for whiter skin. But are the side effects worth the risk?

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Chit Su Wai) The Pulse Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Drawn to Yangon http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11470-drawn-to-yangon.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11470-drawn-to-yangon.html

German artist Malte Jehmlich collaborates across cultures and mediums to help present a unique performance in Yangon.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Whitney Light) The Pulse Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Troupe revives royal classic http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11471-troupe-revives-classic-play-about-king-thibaw.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11471-troupe-revives-classic-play-about-king-thibaw.html

After a 26-year hiatus, Partawmu – a play about Thibaw, the last king of Myanma – will be performed on August 30 and 31 at the National Theatre.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Zon Pann Pwint) The Pulse Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Classic anti-romance of colonial Burma condemns good intentions http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11472-classic-anti-romance-of-colonial-burma-condemns-good-intentions.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/11472-classic-anti-romance-of-colonial-burma-condemns-good-intentions.html

Ma Ma Lay’s 'Not Out of Hate' is a melancholy romance set in the pre-war years leading up to the Japanese occupation.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Whitney Light) The Pulse Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630