This special report investigates the current state of Myanmar's burgeoning energy sector, whether it be important developments in the mining industry or the ongoing criticisms of mass hydroelectric projects. From the introduction of the latest biofuel to harnessing the benefits of solar power, The Myanmar Times takes a comprehensive look at the needs of a power-hungry nation.
This 20 page special report is all about living life to the full, whether it be tapping into Yangon’s yoga craze, healing an injury through Myanmar traditional massage or snacking on the latest protein – insects. We also profile Myanmar’s female bodybuilders and a 120-year-old woman who could be the world’s oldest citizen, discover offbeat cycling adventures and investigate the diabetes epidemic affecting Myanmar’s urban population.
This special report is chock full of news and analysis about the food and beverage sector in Myanmar. We nominate Yangon’s top 20 restaurants, road-test local beers and explore the potential of Myanmar’s budding wine industry. Our resident chef Phyo Arbidans cautions about the public health issue of widespread MSG use and provides tips on how to eat a healthier diet, as well as presenting Myanmar salad recipes that will be sure to impress your guests. Enjoy!
Who is she today? This special report investigates changing fashion styles and features interviews with women making inroads into what are generally considered male-dominated professions. We ask the public whether women are asking for trouble if they go out alone late at night, speak candidly to housewives about domestic life and the well-known writer Ma Thanegi delves deeply into male-female relations in order to describe “Our brand of feminism.” Plus we nominate 50 outstanding women of Myanmar.
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With the end of the summer holidays in sight, this special report will get you or your child back into the classroom with a bounce. We investigate whether the recent boost to the education budget will be enough to lift it out of the doldrums, hear from teachers talking frankly about their profession, make a case against corporal punishment and describe the lives of working children on the Thai-Myanmar border.
Our Thingyan Guide offers everything you need to know – and do – during this year’s water festival. It includes a rundown on which bands will be performing where, medical tips for staying happy and healthy in the heat, an insight into the preparations meditation centres are taking for one of the busiest times of the year, plus the latest beach getaway deals.