Ten years ago, Ma Nwe Ni Oo left school to work in a tea shop at the age of 10. In December 2013, she took out the gold medal for boxing at the SEA Games.
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Florida, 1990: Douglas Long, then a 22-year-old college dropout, swallowed his pride and began working for the US Census Bureau. This is his story.
Our resident health expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf takes a closer look at the ingredients of Myanmar's ever-popular 3-in-1 coffee mix packets.
Organisers of a recent beauty pageant held in Mandalay say their aim is to promote equality, providing support to HIV patients and asserting LGBT rights.
Ye Dway is an art writer and one of the finest puppet performers in Myanmar, and he's on a mission to save the art form from extinction.
The harrowing tale of one woman’s journey through hair salons from Bangkok to Yangon, in pursuit of a decent dye job.
Pansodan Gallery owner and artist Aung Soe Min is making his collection of some 1500 pieces available for loan.
Yangon's growing cosplay scene provides a light-hearted outlet for exploring notions of identity and connecting with like-minded individuals, writes Greg Holland.
Lifestyle editor Moh Moh Thaw on fond recollections of Yangon's bustling Pansodan Street.
Last year saw the release of several albums by actresses and models who for one reason or another decided to try their hand at singing.
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