Benzodiazepines are a class of medications used to treat seizures, anxiety disorders, and alcohol withdrawal – they're remarkably easy to get hold of in Myanmar without a prescription, writes Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.
A spontaneous weekend in Pyin Oo Lwin.
An old woman takes a shower in front of a house surrounded by paddy fields. The wrinkles on her hands and face show her old age. She sits in front of the house, appearing to wait for someone to greet her. People pass by, but no one comes. She whispers something, but makes no sound. Gradually, a candle she has lit becomes dim, and as the flame dies, so does she.
Internet activism advocate Nay Phone Latt will discuss social media at the biggest literary festival in Southeast Asia.
From the start of his career as an artist, U Aung Myint has favoured free expression over cautious conformity.