The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 19 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

An hour to change a life

Doctors at a temporary clinic in Rakhine perform repairs on cleft lips, palates and burns, giving parents hope that their children will face the world with a fair chance.

 

 

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Young blood: Myanmar returners make a splash

Returning to Myanmar after 14 years in Thailand, 28-year-old restauranteur Thazin Wah says her homecoming has not been without its challenges.

 

 

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Journey below the surface of the Earth

A visit to Hten San Cave in southern Shan State reveals an array of supernatural beliefs among locals, as well as a violent history that until last year kept the area closed to foreigners

 

 

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Women artists speak their mind

“Image of Women”, a forum for art and ideas, prompts frank discussions of women’s oppression and gender discrimination

 

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Fancy footwork: Chinlone continues to captivate

Filmmaker Greg Hamilton on his fascination with Myanmar's balletic national sport of chinlone, and his 2006 documentary on the subject, Mystic Ball.


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Meet Zaw Min Yu: master photographer

63-year-old photographer Zaw Min Yu wants to show Myanmar at its natural best – something evident in his rigorously technical approach to his craft.

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The big picture

A returnee to Myanmar, film director Christina Kyi is striving to create a new cinematic image of her country and shake up a stalled industry.

 

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When should you get the vaccine?

Our resident health expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf on evaluating your risk of contracting Japanese encephalitis in Myanmar.

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Reports on gay wedding incite public outcry

Since their wedding on March 2, a Yangon gay couple has faced public backlash, highlighting the ongoing oppression faced by Myanmar's LGBT community.

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Gay couple faces post-wedding backlash

A Yangon gay couple have faced a backlash from the media since their March 2 wedding, highlighting the ongoing oppression faced by the LGBT community. 

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