The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Film festival tackles ‘hot’ topic

Across Thuwanna bridge in southeastern Yangon is the Nga Moe Yeik creek, known by locals as a haunting spot of a giant crocodile. Though once a fertile swamp for reptilian creatures, the creek has since devolved into a trash dump, a decline that filmmaker Sai Naw Kham wanted to document in his film, Crocodile Creek.

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Myanmar celebrates first Earth Hour

Ten thousand oil lamps lit up the night sky at the Shwedagon Pagoda on March 25 to commemorate Myanmar’s first Earth Hour celebration.

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Artists offer ‘crazy’, colourful look into natural world

From abstraction to surrealism, a dozen contemporary Myanmar painters are changing the way we associate colours in the natural world.

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Red carpet blues

LOVE movies. So, reporting on the Myanmar Motion Picture Academy Awards should have been a career highlight, right? Wrong.

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Artist explores ‘floating through life’

DR Ko Ko Gyi is perhaps one of Myanmar’s only psychologist-turned-painters.

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Art among the trees

THIS isn’t a typical art gallery.

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Festival lights up the night

YANGON social media feeds were ablaze this week with all kinds of photos amid 70 million dazzling LED lights.

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Chin coffee market percolates

Legend goes that coffee was first discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder around the 9th century.

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Saving Myanmar traditional glass mosaics

Even in monasteries, the relics of traditional culture are starting to disappear. At least that is what Mandalay artist, Soe Myint Oo has found.

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Myanmar’s first food carnival comes to town

Foodies, take note! Myanmar’s very first food carnival is coming to town.

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