The Myanmar Times
Monday, 15 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Double winners at the Shwe Amyu Tay literature awards

Luminaries of Yangon’s literary scene attended the Shwe Amyu Tay awards ceremony last week.


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Zarganar to release a fourth book

Renowned Myanmar comedian Zarganar is about to release his fourth book, detailing his experiences of his incarceration as a political prisoner in a Myitkyina jail.

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Singapore and Myanmar developing foreign relations through film

Singaporeans will get a chance to view the best of Myanmar film-making at what is being billed as the first-ever Singapore-Myanmar Film Festival on July 7.


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Guidebook obscures modern Myanmar under retro patina

A review of Caroline Courtauld’s awkwardly titled 'Myanmar: Burma in Style'.




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Metal matinee

'We Are The Legend' metal and hardcore festival rocked music fans At NASA club in Yangon.


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'Jam It!' sees local talent hit the stage

Independent artists played to a pumped-up crowd in Yangon for a free concert on May 18.

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The changing face of Myanmar's cosmetic market

As foreign brands set up shop, it is clear that Myanmar's cosmetic industry and the demand for its products, is changing.

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Pansodan Scene

On Pansodan Street, modern buildings rub shoulders with worse-for-wear colonial-era buildings.





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From village path to international catwalk

For the first time, fashion designers will represent Myanmar at the 2013 ASEAN Fashion Week in Kyoto.

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Myanmar’s emerging ‘Queen of pastry’

For a young chef working in a French hotel and restaurant training centre in Yangon, the future is bright.

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