A hard day’s night was falling amid constant drizzle. Myaynigone was jammed with traffic, fans and ticket touts waiting since the morning for the 7pm event. It was South Korean girl group 2NE1’s debut performance in Myanmar.
Maung Myo Min, Wyne and Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi were chosen last week to co-direct a biographical film about the life of Bogyoke Aung San, a project that is already months behind schedule due to problems with finances and disagreements over the script.
Can you buy cosmetics in Myanmar that really match your skin type and your taste? It’s just a ridiculous fantasy, says Ma Kalyar Moe, a handicraft designer who has a list of bad experiences to relate.
When people see the decorative bottles, most do a double-take and wonder how the artist managed to get the paint inside at all, let alone execute a level of detail that sees the forms of people, animals and landscapes take shape.
Furusato is a restaurant that has lived through many different social, political and economic changes in its 30 years. Situated on West Shwegonedine road, Bahan township, it was also Myanmar’s first Japanese restaurant.
As rainy season drags on, the situation grows gradually worse for Myanmar’s ageing homeless