The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 26 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Director’s old-age drama competes at Nepal fest

An old woman takes a shower in front of a house surrounded by paddy fields. The wrinkles on her hands and face show her old age. She sits in front of the house, appearing to wait for someone to greet her. People pass by, but no one comes. She whispers something, but makes no sound. Gradually, a candle she has lit becomes dim, and as the flame dies, so does she.

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Writers’ festival raises debate on internet activism

Internet activism advocate Nay Phone Latt will discuss social media at the biggest literary festival in Southeast Asia.

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Facing the collision between observation and intuition

From the start of his career as an artist, U Aung Myint has favoured free expression over cautious conformity.

 

 

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Ready to show

Here's a great chance to check out some Myanmar looks that are en vogue.

 

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Living well in Myanmar: Protect that smile

How parents can prevent children’s tooth decay through early and daily use of fluoride

 

 

 

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Spice- and price-shock mark visit to ethnic Wa restaurant with great atmosphere

The ethnic foods of Myanmar tend to match well with the climate of their place of origin. But how would Wa food, from northern Shan State, go down in Yangon?

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Better Burmese Healthcare: Art for a cause

Meet the team behind Better Burmese Healthcare, whose clinics provide valuable treatment to those in need as well as crucial training for doctors.

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Night and day at the museum

Were it not for a storm along the coast of Rakhine State, Daw Nu Mra Zan might never have found her calling as a museum director.

 

 

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In the spotlight: Hnin Ei Hlaing

Two documentaries by filmmaker Hnin Ei Hlaing, Potters’ Songs and Puppets Beyond Borders, have been selected to screen at major international festivals.

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Myanmar's master puppeter still pulling the strings

Every night, the 84-year-old Ma Ma Naing offers a glimpse into a centuries-old tradition of Buddhist storytelling in which past lives and deeds merge with the drama of the present at Mandalay Marionette Theatre.

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