The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 23 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Seven days in Myanmar project wraps up

The Myanmar Times speaks with photographer Catherine Karnow, as the Seven Days project draws to a close.

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Yangon filmmakers showcased in Korea

A young punk, an historic building and a Burmese butterfly will feature in this year’s International Women’s Film Festival in South Korea.


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50 years of good literature lost

Censorship cost the country half a century of good literature, participants in a literary gathering heard last week.

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Discover a monk's life in Myanmar through a new e-book

Here’s an odd couple: a Buddhist monk and a Danish journalist on a voyage of discovery, and self-discovery, in Myanmar.


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Former PM opens art gallery in Yangon

Former prime minister U Khin Nyunt aims to give unknown artists broader exposure.

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Totty Swe: still drawing inspiration

Cartoonist Totty Swe’s earlier works, drawn just after he quit the University of Arts and Culture in 1998, aimed to challenge the status quo by questioning governmental authority and highlighting corruption, civilian conflicts and other social ills.

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Me N Ma Girls to hit the stage in Singapore

Local pop act Me N Ma Girls will perform at the Music Matters Live Festival in Singapore, alongside more than 50 international bands. 

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Skateboarding lessons for the hearing impaired

Local skateboarders teach the finer points of a sport that is becoming increasingly popular with the youth of Yangon.

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Censored for 20 years, U Nyo Mya bio wins award

U Myint Kywe has been recognised at the Thuta Swesone Literature Awards.

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Future spotlight on Myanmar photographers

Photographers from Myanmar will get the chance to participate in the seventh IMAGES festival in Denmark later this year.

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