Could today mark the end of Donald Trump’s run for most powerful job in the world?
The second US presidential debate will be held this morning (Myanmar time) – only days after the release of a 2005 tape where Trump bragged, in graphic terms, about groping women.
Aung La Nsang can barely make it three steps without attracting attention. Part of this could be his sheer size: between 175 and 205 pounds, and at about 6 feet 1 inches tall, Aung La Nsang is usually the largest human in the room. But larger than his stature is his visibility in his home country, where he grew up for 18 years. The Myanmar Times' RJ Vogt spends a day with Myanmar's martial arts superstar ahead of his ONE Championship clash tonight.
Everyone likes to talk about Myanmar’s “changes”, and how there’s all this “development”. If we’re going to be a city of steel and glass, so be it – but if we keep allowing our public spaces to turn into Jackson Pollack sidewalk art, how can we look at ourselves in the mirrored windows? Here’s 10 habits Yangon has got to break:
For years, Shwebonthar Road was known for its signboard makers, cutting sheets of plastic into signs for stores, hairdressers and banks lining the streets of downtown Yangon. At the day’s end, whatever plastic remained often went straight into the garbage. That is, until Htein Lin, one of Myanmar’s most prolific and well-known contemporary artists walked by.