Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Doctors hang up their coats

Medicine is often held to be one of the most reputable careers in Myanmar, but limited opportunities and low salaries sees many trained doctors turn their backs on the profession 

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Portraits of an icon go on sale for NLD

Over the past 15 years, photographer Ko Myo Myint Swe has shot many people, but there is one subject he admires above any other: democracy icon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Now, with the help of sales at a special exhibition, his portraits are supporting the NLD's election ambitions as well.

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Time for tees

Cheap to make, easy to wear and hard to ignore, the graphic T-shirt is having a fashion moment

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Swipe right for…?

With many young people in Myanmar setting up profiles on dating apps like Tinder, RJ Vogt swipes right to find out if they are changing traditional ideas about sex

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Green with envy

No doubt about it, natural, barely-there makeup was the standout trend at London and New York fashion weeks earlier this month – but green isn't far behind.

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Clan clashers meet face-to-face

Anonymous multiplayer strategy game Clash of Clans (CoC) is to get more real than virtual this week, with its first real-life party at Hotel 63’s Retro Bar on October 3.

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Miss Universe Myanmar bids for uncensored broadcast

Parading Myanmar pageant hopefuls return to the Miss Universe stage on October 3 in Yangon. This year’s broadcast, however, has potential for the beauty battle to air uncensored – including the swimsuit portion – on a TV screen near you.

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K-poppers prepare to bust a move

The Korean entertainment craze that has been taking over Asia is about to intensify in Myanmar with the first ever K-pop Dance Battle set to go down at Junction Mawtin on October 15.

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Foreigners hungry for once-edible art

What some see as a vegetable to be eaten – or avoided – artists in Myanmar see as a blank canvas upon which art can be borne.

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After the minimum wage war

Almost a month on from the introduction of the minimum wage, has it made a difference for Myanmar’s workers? 

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