The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 23 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Traditions of the literary thief

The days may be gone when censorship meant writers lived in constant fear that their words would never be published.

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Comedian Zarganar heads up peace festival

A festival to promote peace will be held July 27-28 at Thuwana Stadium, Thingangyun township, Yangon.

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Female chinlone players break with tradition

Women are getting involved in the traditionally male-dominated sport of chinlone. 

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Poetry prize awarded to Myanmar poet

A Myanmar poet has won a prestigious Thai poetry prize, the first time the Sunthorn Phu prize has been won by a non-Thai.

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Me N Ma Girls down to four

Me N Ma Girls singer Wai Hnin has announced she will leave the successful pop-music group.

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Legacy music academy opens in Yankin

Gitameit and Legacy music schools have joined forces to open a new private academy in Yankin township, Legacy founder U Ko Ko Lwin said.

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The prodigal son returns

Ma Thanegi on the return of iconic 60s Myanmar artist U Win Pe.

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Top-notch topknots

A new documentary is shining a spotlight on an old custom: the uniquely Myanmar women’s hairstyle known as sayitwine.

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Fashion frenzy off the runway

Designers are making their preparations for Mandalay’s first fashion show, later this year.


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‘Victims of War’

A war photographer is hoping that his work will help light up the darkness for children victimised by conflict.

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