The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

California Dreamin'

Me N Ma Girls first garnered international attention for springing up under a repressive military regime. Now they want it to be about the music.

 

 

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Snake eyes: Jade traders look to Naga spirit for luck

Celebrating the full moon day of the month of Kason inside a serpent pagoda on the outskirts of Mandalay.

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Pressing questions with Aye Ko

Veteran performance artist Aye Ko turns his focus to the younger generation.

 

 

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Pulling down the rain in Mandalay

A blessing in disguise, this hot summer has kept alive an old tradition: organising a tug-of-war to encourage the rain to fall.

 

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Meet the Pizh’duks

Václav Havel’s fable for children of life under communism receives a Myanmar translation with art by Min Ko Naing.

 

 

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The Zen of Michael O’Keefe

Touched by Michael O'Keefe's performance while rewatching 1979 film 'The Great Santini', The Myanmar Times' Mandalay-based distribution manager Stuart Alan Becker tracks the former actor down over the internet to ask him questions about Hollywood and Zen Buddhism.

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Run for the hills

Pyin Oo Lwin, a pre-colonial town whose name means “a pleasant hilltop meadow”, provides welcome respite from the stifling heat.

 

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Dhaka: City of movement

Myanmar Times photographer Zarni Phyo on his recent trip to Dhaka, where the chaotic city pulses with life.

 

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Pressing questions with director Kyi Soe Tun

An interview with a celebrated filmmaker, talk-show host and mentor of a new generation.

 

 

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False positives: when screening does more harm than good

Our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf on the problem with pre-packaged health screening kits.

 

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