Walone used to devote hours a day to contemplating old photographs, captivated by the tranquil expressions and graceful dress of the subjects. He conceived the idea of creating a series of portraits blending traditional and modern styles.
Bold, beautiful, talented: That’s what AirAsia, the organisers of this year’s Miss World Myanmar competition are looking for.
The second Myanmar Bartenders Championship will take place at DJ Bar, Inya Lake Hotel, from July 28 to 30.
A throng of bakers wearing tall white chef hats scurry around us, sifting, stirring, piping and dusting. But Fresh Kitchen Catering - which has concocted dessert-likenesses of world heavyweight Seth Rollins, cartoon Spongebob Squarepants, and, to commemorate her 70's birthday, Aung San Suu Kyi - is not your average cake shop.
Despite it's notorious association with the raising of legally ambiguous recreational drugs, it turns out that hydroponics - method of growing plants with their roots in a nutrient solution - can be used to grow a plentiful supply of healthy, cheap, organic vegetables in limited space. Who’d have known?
During a recent trip to Bangkok, I exited Suvarnabhumi Airport and made my way to the taxi queue. My brother called me while I stood in line behind thirty or so people. “Don’t wait, just use GrabTaxi,” he said.
The competition will be fierce, but she’s ready. Foreign travel, singing, dancing, parading, speaking English: It’s tough, but someone has to do it. Shin Thant Phyu Sin is gearing up for the Prince and Princess International 2015 pageant in Singapore on July 24.