The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

More than milk: Early start on table food may benefit breast-fed babies

New parents are typically interested in understanding how and when to introduce new foods when babies start eating, writes Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.

 

 

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Thai Film Festival coming to Yangon

The Thai Film Festival will be held for the first time ever in Myanmar this year.At the end of March, with 40 actors and performers from Thailand will visit Yangon to appear at the event.

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On U Bein Bridge, fading photos and a way of life

Photographers working at U Bein bridge have seen a steady decline in business since the advent of smartphones.

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Longest Buddhist festival set to begin

The Shwesettaw Pagoda Festival in Minbu township, Magwe Region, will open on February 4, kicking off the longest annual Buddhist festival in Myanmar.


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Yangon Photo Festival turns lens on peace

The Yangon Photo Festival can be called the oldest international festival in Myanmar. This month marks the sixth edition of the festival, which started in 2009. This year the main theme is “Metta: The Path to Peace”.

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How Myanmar puts its stamp on the world: Philately and foreign policy

There has long been a close connection between philately and foreign policy, writes The Lowy Interpreter's Andrew Selth.

 

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The joy and madness of a foreign correspondent

Columnist Roger Mitton on his years as a roving reporter, and the notion that most foreign correspondents are insane.

 

 

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Novelist strips lustre from the Golden Land

New book 'The Golden Land' is a "...story that appears to have been cranked out with all possible speed to cash in on the current interest in Myanmar", says Douglas Long.

 

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New documentary film library welcomes viewers

The first documentary film library in Myanmar opened its doors inside the Human Dignity Film Institute in Yangon on January 16.

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Sin Pauk sticks to formula

Sin Pauk started his music career as the bass player for the local alternative band Big Bag, but he soon made it known that he was also interested in singing songs of his own.

 

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