The Myanmar Times
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Pressing questions with Phyu Mon

Artist Phyu Mon, 57 years old, has worked in digital, performance and installation arts with an environmental focus since 1985.

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Literary tea house calms all comers

Mandalay's long-running and beloved tea shop Kyaing Thin soothes the soul with tea – and a side of good old-fashioned Buddhist metta.

 

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A spirit refuge

Becoming a spirit medium is a socially accepted, even honoured,  performance art for gay men  who still face prejudice in Myanmar.

 

 

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Pressing questions with Daw Nyo Nyo Thin

The Myanmar Times meets Yangon region MP Daw Nyo Nyo, a leading voice in the struggle for women’s political participation.

 

 

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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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