The Myanmar Times
Monday, 24 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
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What's On

Your guide to what's on in Yangon for the week of July 14-20.

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Bright lights, big city: Yangon's evolving nightlife

The city’s food and bar scene may be “embryonic”, but the team behind downtown colonial do-up Gekko are among those leading the charge writes Fiona MacGregor.

 

 

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A tour of faith

Twenty-five young people visit churches, temples and pagodas in Yangon to learn the meaning of tolerance

 

 

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Patient prayers

For many people, prayer is a time to ask a higher power to fulfill wishes for the future. They pray with flowers and water and candles for good news and healing. It helps them to feel better.

 

 

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Pressing questions with May Myat Noe

The winner of the 2014 Miss Asia Pacific World contest discusses the pageant and her hopes for the future

 

 

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Living well in Myanmar: Go nuts

A new study suggests that nuts and peanuts are key ingredients for reduced risk of disease and a long life

 

 

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ASEAN dance spectacular impresses in China

Cultural dances delighted the audience at the Fangchenggang concert hall in Guangxi, China, on June 18 as part of the “Charming ASEAN, Approaching China” program. 

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Myanmar chefs to train for ASEAN cooking competition

The Myanmar Restaurant Association put out a call on June 30 for emerging and skilled chefs to apply to compete in the 10th ASEAN Skill Competition, to be held in October in Hanoi.

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Parks and recreation

Zon Pann Pwint takes a look at the direction Yangon's city planners are heading with regards to green public spaces.

 

 

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Shakespeare comedy inspires young actors

The classic Shakespearean farce A Midsummer Night’s Dream received a distinctly Myanmar twist in a recent performance at the Strand Ballroom.

 

 

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