The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

The river workers

Many people make their living along the banks of the Yangon River. There are the ferry operators, the shipping dock workers, the fishermen. Then there are the divers.

 

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Carving it up: Chefs face off

Local chefs face off for a shot at the big time in a competition where victory's worth US$1000 and some serious credibility in the kitchen.  

 

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Drawing out the artist in you

Multi-media artist and culinary whiz Beena Shah's Yangon classes draw out the best in her students.

 

 

 

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Arts festival to mark World Environment Day

A group of artists, poets and environmentalists hope to promote environmental awareness through art, with a festival in June.

 

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Yangon swag

Meet Shwe Zan Myo Hein (aka SZ), hip hop artist and owner of downtown streetwear stalwart RUN YGN.

 

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Putting the pieces back together

The Nagar Glass Factory, closed down over the fuel price hikes that spurred the saffron revolution, was laid waste to by Cyclone Nargis.

 

 

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Treasures of Upper Myanmar

One woman's journey from underpaid and undervalued housekeeping work at a government hotel to being manager of a high-end resort.

 

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Crème de la Crema: Baristas get ready to rumble

Myanmar baristas will have a good chance to show their skill in a national barista championship to be held June 18 to 20 at the Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon.

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Blind ambition: Cooking by feel

"I want to show that the blind can even cook,” says Ma Hauk San, who recently competed in Myanmar's first Blind Cooking Competition.

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Living well in Myanmar: eat local, eat right

Our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf on the Myanmar diet, and how it can be integrated into a nutritious, healthy lifestyle.

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