The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 23 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Photo exhibit unveils life on the river

A new exhibition from Myanmar Times staff photographer Zarni Phyo documents the life of the Yangon river: a dangerous world of stark realities unknown to most inhabitants of the city or its neighbour township.

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Going home

Audrey Chin’s Vietnam war novel is part historical saga, part thriller, part meditation on fatherhood and loss

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Living well in Myanmar: Questioning men’s hormone therapy

History reveals why doctors and patients should be wary of claims that testosterone replacement improves health

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Treasures of Mandalay: ‘Educated guesswork’

Stuart Alan Becker explores the gems market in Mandalay, where fortunes are made and lost.

 

 

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Hate clouds The Open Sky

A dispatch from the Human Rights, Human Dignity film fest

 

 

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Ngapali: an idyllic getaway, but at what cost?

For every hotel that sits in prime position among the palm trees, overlooking the white sands and aquamarine Bay of Bengal, there is more than likely a sad story of villagers being removed from their land – and it continues to happen.

 

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Blonde ambition: redux

Intrepid reporter Fiona McGregor puts her tresses on the line once more in search of Yangon's best dye job.

 

 

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Pressing questions

The Myanmar Times speaks with The Maw Naing, director of the feature film The Monk.

 

 

 

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Gas pipeline activists arm villagers with cameras, training

The photographs depict scenes of spoiled landscapes and the hard life of the local people whose livelihood has been interrupted by the Myanmar-China natural gas pipeline.

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Artist to ‘cure’ ailing Ayeyarwady in new performance

Suu Myint Thein announced last week he will present a new performance art piece called “Ayeyarwady Cancer Therapy” to draw attention to the ways people disrespect the river.

 

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