The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

New book tells the real story of Nargis

Meteorologist U Tun Lwin launched his book, Nargis and I: I feel pain, even though I was hit by a flower to recognise the seventh anniversary of Cyclone Nargis on May 3 at the Royal Rose Restaurant in Yangon.

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Quake-ravaged temple faces threat from looters

Nepal's temple guardians are not only worried about spending nights in make-do shelters and the threat of aftershocks that could bring down the remaining structures – but also fear that looters may come at night to take what they can.

 

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In Yangon, there’s no business like snow business

Six centuries ago, you had to be a member of Korean royalty to try the Korean shaved ice dessert popularly known as patbingsu.

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Nepal’s rich cultural heritage devastated by quake

Sujan Shrestha says it breaks his heart to look at the piles of rubble that are all that remain of the ancient Nepalese temples where he has worshipped all his life.

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Masters of Myanmar art show their work in Malaysia

During his 40-year career as a painter, Tin Win has attended numerous opening ceremonies at fine arts galleries in Myanmar and abroad – but he had never experienced anything quite like the formal affair at The Edge Galerie in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 21.

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After-hours in Myeik Archipelago

Coastal Tanintharyi Region is dazzling during the daytime, but only after sundown are the mysterious splendours of the sea and sky truly revealed.

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Chain Gang

What comes to mind when you think of Friday-night after-dark activities? Bet it's not riding bicycles, but these tours will make you think again.

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Exhibition remembers the Second World War

Stark black-and-white photography exhibition pays tribute to the suffering, sacrifice, and triumph of the Second World War.

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Graffiti artists spray on despite ban

They have no fear of the law, or the police, or of public opinion. The self-confessed vandals, who scrawl their names in paint in public places, fear only dogs.

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Night crawlers

While other children are tucked up in bed asleep, many, like eight-year-old Su Su Lwin, are working to support their families.

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