If the city’s stray dogs could speak, they would have a sorry tale to tell: canine companions killed by unscrupulous car drivers, puppies left to drown in sewers, sick and injured dogs lying lifeless and uncared for on the streets of Yangon.
In the small village of Kyaukmyaung, near Shwebo, Sagaing Region, back in 2010, Italian documentary filmmaker Valeria Testagrossa first learned of the importance of nat spirits. She knew she had to return with a film crew and make a documentary about the subject.
As interest in the management of Myanmar’s film industry appears to be flagging, a reluctant Lu Min was last week re-elected as chair of the industry’s professional body, despite his earlier promise to step down. The number of both voters and candidates in the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization (MMPO) also fell dramatically.
His humility is charac-teristic. “Winning the Academy Award wasn’t my doing,” said pianist Tin Win Hlaing, winner of the Best Music Award at the recent Myanmar Academy Awards for Kyel Sin Maw Kun.
Sule Shangri-La is opening its doors to disabled applicants who have long been excluded from employment
When it comes to long-term health, a patient’s decision to change one of their day-to-day habits is better than any drug, writes Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.
The third annual Myanmar International Fashion Week is to be launched on February 6 at Dagon City 1 in Yangon.