The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Raw energy, vivid colour

The energy and exuberance of Soe Naing’s paintings lifts the spirits as delightfully as the festival dances they depict.

 

 

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Grey matter

Our resident medical expert Dr Chrisoph Gelsdorf on what steps can be taken to stave off the decline of the brain.

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Monsoon state of mind: A survival guide

The rain is here but never fear – the Times’ own style and etiquette expert Fiona MacGregor has the definitive guide to maintaining good grace, looks and humour this monsoon season.

 

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From strength to strength

Bodybuilding champion Aye Aye Soe aims to show Myanmar women’s strength to the world – and challenge her critics at home.

 

 

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Breast practice: survivors find support with Living Hope

Breast cancer survivor and activist May May Pyone on the need to fight depression and improve cancer education in Myanmar.

 

 

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The whistleblowers: commuter campaign muted

The issue of women experiencing sexual harassment on city buses is an ongoing one, with many afraid to speak up.

 

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What's On

Your guide to what's on in Yangon for the week of July 14-20.

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Bright lights, big city: Yangon's evolving nightlife

The city’s food and bar scene may be “embryonic”, but the team behind downtown colonial do-up Gekko are among those leading the charge writes Fiona MacGregor.

 

 

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A tour of faith

Twenty-five young people visit churches, temples and pagodas in Yangon to learn the meaning of tolerance

 

 

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Patient prayers

For many people, prayer is a time to ask a higher power to fulfill wishes for the future. They pray with flowers and water and candles for good news and healing. It helps them to feel better.

 

 

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