In the past, being in possession of property belonging to political prisoners could have landed you behind bars. Now, a collection of artwork created by artist Htein Lin during his years in confinement as a political prisoner are to go on display in an exhibition at Goethe Villa.
Celebrity home-snooping shows MTV Cribs gave viewers a peek into the lavish homes of some of America's most popular stars, revealing solid-gold shower fixtures, pools shaped like musical notes, and 50 Cent's six kitchens. But what secrets are Myanmar's rich and famous hiding in their cribs? We decided to find out, taking an exclusive peek inside the home of well-known hip-hop star Sai Sai Kham Leng.
My attitude to teaching children about money is pretty straightforward. I don’t. As I don’t consider everything in family life a “teaching tool”, I simply give my children a bit of pocket money and let them save it or spend it as they see fit. Sometimes I intervene when it’s a stupid choice; sometimes I don’t. Sometimes I top up their pocket money; sometimes I don’t.
From all over Thailand they come, with hope in their heart and money in their hand. The pilgrims murmur among themselves in Thai as they queue up, over the bridge near the jetty, waiting their turn to enter the little shrine, and win their heart’s desire.