Everybody feels familiar with bamboo. It tends to be overlooked, or held cheap. But a lack of appreciation, combined with forest depletion and a shortage of quality materials and government support has some worried about the future of bamboo crafts.
Lemongrass is for bodily relaxation and sound sleep; fruity fragrance reduces stress and eases migraine. For Ma Khin Swe, 35, a candle enthusiast who loves the scents of chocolate and mocha latte, the choices you make can relax your body, mind and spirit.
One of Myanmar’s most celebrated designers, Chaw Su Lwin’s designs have graced catwalks across Asia. But the designer, who has now been working in fashion for more than nine years, almost took a different path altogether.
While Asia is a relative newcomer to big-screen zombies (which date back over 80 years in America to the critically panned 1932 film White Zombie), it does have previous when it comes to undead-flavoured mayhem on the big screen. If Train to Busan has left you hungry for more Eastern-style flesh-eating flicks, here are three of the best to sink your teeth into.
As if state counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi doesn’t have enough to worry about.