Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

What went wrong with Yangon Water Boom

In a word: Everything.

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The Sunset Boat Party returns

Get swept away by the rising tide of electro beats at the Sunset Boat Party on the Royal Irrawaddy Boat this Saturday, March 12.

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Contraception finds a platform – on taxis

To commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8, 15 female taxi drivers drove around Yangon offering women free rides in lurid pink and purple taxis.

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Women lead the discussion

The International Women’s Day program “Myanmar: Women in the Lead” was held in Yangon at Chatrium Hotel and included two panel discussions by local female entrepreneurs and feminists on March 8.

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Myanmar grows on Instagram

Myanmar’s recent transition from junta to democracy has changed many aspects of the way the world sees The Golden Land – even on Instagram.

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English biography paints portrait of artist Khin Zaw Latt

Seeing Into Portraits, a biography of prize-winning artist Khin Zaw Latt by Bruce Parsons, was published last week.

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Photography festival to inspire new talent

More than 200 hopeful competitors, submitting 1500 pictures, entered this year’s 3rd All Myanmar Photography Festival. They are vying for the prize in six categories: Pictorial Monochrome, Pictorial Colour, Nature Study, Street Photography, Portraiture and Photo Essay (under the theme “Night Market”), from March 11 to 13.

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Farm girls vie for the crown

Forget the sequins. Leave the high heels on the shelf. And the evening gown is not required. This is not your usual beauty contest.

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International Women's Day in Myanmar

In honour of International Women’s Day, Myanmar Times correspondents Myo Satt, Shwe Yee Saw Myint, and Emily Spink asked women (and men) their opinions on the state of the issues most affecting women in Myanmar.

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Exhibit ‘zooms in’ on abstract photography

It hasn’t really caught on here yet. But abstract photography is growing in popularity as people come to grasp its complexities and perceive its potential.

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