The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Putting the pieces back together

The Nagar Glass Factory, closed down over the fuel price hikes that spurred the saffron revolution, was laid waste to by Cyclone Nargis.

 

 

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Treasures of Upper Myanmar

One woman's journey from underpaid and undervalued housekeeping work at a government hotel to being manager of a high-end resort.

 

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Crème de la Crema: Baristas get ready to rumble

Myanmar baristas will have a good chance to show their skill in a national barista championship to be held June 18 to 20 at the Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon.

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Blind ambition: Cooking by feel

"I want to show that the blind can even cook,” says Ma Hauk San, who recently competed in Myanmar's first Blind Cooking Competition.

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Living well in Myanmar: eat local, eat right

Our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf on the Myanmar diet, and how it can be integrated into a nutritious, healthy lifestyle.

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California Dreamin'

Me N Ma Girls first garnered international attention for springing up under a repressive military regime. Now they want it to be about the music.

 

 

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Snake eyes: Jade traders look to Naga spirit for luck

Celebrating the full moon day of the month of Kason inside a serpent pagoda on the outskirts of Mandalay.

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Pressing questions with Aye Ko

Veteran performance artist Aye Ko turns his focus to the younger generation.

 

 

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Pulling down the rain in Mandalay

A blessing in disguise, this hot summer has kept alive an old tradition: organising a tug-of-war to encourage the rain to fall.

 

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Meet the Pizh’duks

Václav Havel’s fable for children of life under communism receives a Myanmar translation with art by Min Ko Naing.

 

 

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