Ernest Hemingway in Rangoon

Ernest Hemingway is a name that conjures up images of Paris, Spain, Kenya or the Caribbean, but rarely Myanmar.The famous American author and pioneer of literary modernism did, however, travel to Burma...

Htein Lin: Still thought-provoking, still leading the contemporary

Htein Lin, though he requires no introduction, is a former activist, student soldier and political prisoner (along with other things) who is today considered to be Myanmar’s premier contemporary artist and of...

The “Shoe Question” in Colonial Burma

Have you ever wondered why Myanmar is so strict about footwear in pagodas, temples and surrounding compounds, especially when its neighbors Thailand and Laos only require visitors to remove their shoes inside...

An unusual path to success: U Khin Maung Win & the creation of UD...

Universal Dexterity Group, more commonly known as UD Group, is one of Myanmar’s most successful locally-run companies. Covering a broad spectrum of services from automobile production to crane sales and service, the...

Soe Yu Nwe: The golden girl of contemporary art

From finding her name listed in Forbes 30 Under 30: 2019 for Art & Style to shining a light on gender issues in her serpentine sculptures, ceramic artist Soe Yu Nwe is...

1st Yangon International Motor Show 2019 Raises the bar in Myanmar

Open since Wednesday, the 1st Yangon International Motor Show 2019 has taken Myanmar's car industry to a new level. With the first international standard motor show in Myanmar, the public has been given a chance to experience first-hand experience of the latest car models, embrace technology and innovations of today and tomorrow and participate in many interesting indoor activities including Modified Street Car Contest, Modified Off-Road Car Contest, Vintage & Luxury Exotic Car Contest and Nissan GT-R Contest.

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Comes to Yangon

From 18th until the 28th January over one million English language books will be on sale at the Big Bad Wold Book Sale at Myanmar Event Park on Min Dhamma. Pick up...

Rebuilding the future

While many of the heritage buildings across Yangon are left to face the elements and become evermore damaged, a select few are undergoing intense restoration processes to restore their former grandeur and...

The 2019 Travel Planner

Despite the fact that New Year’s cheers might still be ringing in your ears, it’s time to start planning your travels for the year ahead. Edwin Briels, the MD of Khiri Travel...

The 3 Ambiances of Le Planteur

A three-tiered fine dining experience like no other. The luxurious lakeside establishment Le Planteur is a restaurant to rival any gastronomic experience in the world. Hidden away from the...
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