The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Exhibit explores a transforming Myanmar

UCH has been written about Myanmar’s dramatic changes over recent years.

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Artist charms snakes in new exhibit

The serpent is a tricky character.

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Digital artist transforms Bagan into world of fantasy

The sun-kissed temples of Bagan are a point of immense pride for Myanmar people.

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Hard Rock Cafe opens in Yangon

Having wowed fans across the globe with its one-of-a-kind blend of music, entertainment and authentic American fare, the world-famous restaurant brand continues its expansion worldwide and opens its first cafe in Myanmar.

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Inside the secret lives of women garment workers

When Ma Wutt Ye followed her doctor’s orders to take medical leave from her garment factory job in northern Mingalardon industrial zone, her boss took no sympathy. She was immediately dismissed from her position.

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Artists transform historical trauma through painting and prose

‘Violent Memories: Trauma and Transformation and International Art’ showcases works from Germany, South Africa, Chile, Poland, Macedonia, Finland, Vietnam and Myanmar grapples with the taboo subjects of national trauma and reconciliation.

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A little R&R: Rent, read, repeat

As cities go, Yangon is quite literary. With book vendors lining Pansodan road and pop up stalls surrounding the perimeter of the Secretariat, it’s easy to stumble upon a good book whilst strolling downtown.

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Documentary reveals the challenges of being a woman artist

It is no secret that gender discrimination is pervasive in Myanmar. Even those in the highest of positions are not exempt – and the arts are no different.

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Floating through Myanmar

For two decades, American James Cannon Boyce worked in the world of high-end advertising and marketing, with clients ranging from Vanity Fair to the San Francisco Ballet. It’s a world that is much closer to Mad Men than Myanmar.

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New season, new festival

SPRING has sprung in Myanmar.

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