Our annual special on Myanmar's water festival, including highlights in Yangon, Mandalay, and Nay Pyi Taw, insights into the history of Thingyan, weather warnings, ideas if splashing and singing isn't your thing, and more!
The Myanmar Health Report: A Comprehensive diagnosis of health care in 2015
This special feature includes an investigation into Myanmar's shockingly low graduation rates, as well as the ever-rising costs of international schooling – plus the hidden costs of so-called "free" public education. Also featured: innovative new approaches taking root, from training entrepreneurs in peace-time Kayin to practical learning that empowers disadvantaged students to bringing an understanding of psychology into the classroom.
With everything from entertainment line-ups to astrological predictions, travel inspirations to tips for beating the sun – plus our favourite water festival photographs from years past – this year's annual special will have you welcoming in Thingyan with a splash!
Readers, start your engines – and come along for the ride with The Myanmar Times as we explore the ins and outs of Myanmar's car stories. Inside this special feature, find tales to take for a spin on subjects like drag racing in Yangon, driving with ghosts, and navigating traffic woes.