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A Guide to investing on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX)

For brave, patient pioneers an opportunity has opened to tap into Myanmar's enormous wealth through investing on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). "This is the world’s newest and smallest exchange," said Sayed U Thet, Executive Senior Manager YSX. As of 2020, foreigners can be part of the game.

J.Par – The Journey So Far

Many of us find ourselves on a journey in our lives. It can be physical or maybe spiritual and occasionally it can be musical. For Myanmar artist J Par the journey is a little bit of all three.

Ka Gee: Art in the ink

With the needle as a paint brush and skin as a canvas, he creates something magical It was raining when we arrived at Ka Gee’s...

Inle Lakes Boats go quiet during COVID

With no tourists since the end of March, Inle Lake’s longtail boats are sitting empty at the jetty. The boat owners and drivers are finding new ways to earn a living until tourism can return.

Full Moon Day of Waso

The Waso Full Moon Day on 3rd August marks the beginning of Vassa, or the Buddhist Lent, that lasts until October. It's interesting how...

Celebrating Eid al-Adha 2020 and tips on how to do it safely

Just like Eid al-Fitr that is celebrated in May following the month of Ramadan, Eid al-Adhi is also a holy celebration for the Muslim culture with different traditions and rituals to commemorate this day.

[New Opening] Butiria – experience authentic Chin cuisine and culture

Butiria is a new local Chin ethnic restaurant and cafe, opened on July 18th, providing authentic Chin food with ingredients from Chin state in...

Go for a road trip over the long weekend

A long weekend is coming up (Sat 1 August - Mon 3 August) and road trips are easygoing and fun. There are no Covid-19 checkpoints (unless entering areas such as Nay Pyi Taw), Google maps ensure you won’t get lost and you can stop for a picture whenever you want.

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A Guide to investing on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX)

For brave, patient pioneers an opportunity has opened to tap into Myanmar's enormous wealth through investing on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). "This is the world’s newest and smallest exchange," said Sayed U Thet, Executive Senior Manager YSX. As of 2020, foreigners can be part of the game.

Chin state opens its first airport

The first flight has today landed at Chin state's first airport, Surbung Airport near Falam!

Thadingyut Festival: Yangon and beyond

Thadingyut is the most famous festival in Myanmar after Thingyan. Thadingyut Light Festival is held for three days throughout...
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