The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Shakespeare comedy inspires young actors

The classic Shakespearean farce A Midsummer Night’s Dream received a distinctly Myanmar twist in a recent performance at the Strand Ballroom.

 

 

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Pressing questions with Phyu Mon

Artist Phyu Mon, 57 years old, has worked in digital, performance and installation arts with an environmental focus since 1985.

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Literary tea house calms all comers

Mandalay's long-running and beloved tea shop Kyaing Thin soothes the soul with tea – and a side of good old-fashioned Buddhist metta.

 

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A spirit refuge

Becoming a spirit medium is a socially accepted, even honoured,  performance art for gay men  who still face prejudice in Myanmar.

 

 

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Pressing questions with Daw Nyo Nyo Thin

The Myanmar Times meets Yangon region MP Daw Nyo Nyo, a leading voice in the struggle for women’s political participation.

 

 

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Photo exhibit unveils life on the river

A new exhibition from Myanmar Times staff photographer Zarni Phyo documents the life of the Yangon river: a dangerous world of stark realities unknown to most inhabitants of the city or its neighbour township.

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Going home

Audrey Chin’s Vietnam war novel is part historical saga, part thriller, part meditation on fatherhood and loss

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Living well in Myanmar: Questioning men’s hormone therapy

History reveals why doctors and patients should be wary of claims that testosterone replacement improves health

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Treasures of Mandalay: ‘Educated guesswork’

Stuart Alan Becker explores the gems market in Mandalay, where fortunes are made and lost.

 

 

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Hate clouds The Open Sky

A dispatch from the Human Rights, Human Dignity film fest

 

 

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