Irish musicians thrill at Music for Myanmar

Irish musicians performed at a charity concert in Yangon that raised funds for disadvantaged, deaf and orphaned children on Friday (September 14). Organized by non-profit charity Link for Aid, “A Starry Night” took place at...

Hawaiian food trend hits Yangon

Poké (pronounced “POH-keh”), a Hawaiian staple of raw diced fish tossed with rice, vegetables, and sauces has come to Yangon. The healthy dish is not restricted to containing fish at the Poké Bar which opened...

Krispy Kreme prepares to open its doors in Yangon

American doughnut giant Krispy Kreme will open its first Myanmar outlet in Yangon at 8am on Sunday (September 16). The first 300 customers at the store in Bahan Township’s Times Link Mall will receive prizes...

‘Ironman’ Soe Lin Oo set for return in World Lethwei Championship

One of Myanmar’s biggest fighting sensations returns to the ring this month in a night showcasing lethwei to the world. Soe Lin Oo will compete at World Lethwei Championship’s (WLC) “Heartless Tigers” at Yangon’s Thuwunna Stadium on Saturday, September...

Movies showing in Yangon this week 14th to 20th September 2018

Movies showing in Yangon during 14th 20th September 2018. Hotel Transylvania 3 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy film. The third installment in the Hotel Transylvania franchise. Credit Wikipedia. Movie Duration :...

LOTTE Hotel celebrates first anniversary with special deal at its Cantonese restaurant

LOTTE Hotel Yangon celebrates its first anniversary with 30 percent off in its restaurants for all of September. In its Cantonese 14th floor establishment Toh Lim it invited Myanmore to sample a few dishes. Set...

Norwegian research vessel docks in Yangon

Scientists and sailors shepherded groups around a US$80 million Norwegian research vessel docked in Yangon last night (September 12). Named after Norweigian explorer, scientist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr Fridtjof Nansen, the ship is...

Guide to vet clinics in Yangon

Pyay Veterinary Clinic One of the most well-known pet clinics in town, Pyay offers prevention care, consultation, surgery, diagnosis and treatment. The client can also meet the doctor with an appointment outside clinic hours. Address: 471...

Music for Myanmar returns for charity bonanza

Irish musicians are preparing for a big charity concert in Yangon that will raise money for disadvantaged, deaf and orphaned children. Organized by non-profit charity Link for Aid, “A Starry Night” will take place at...

Young entrepreneurs blazing trails in Myanmar’s industries

Amid a series of state reforms seven years ago, the future of Myanmar’s economy had a gilded shine—some even posited it as “Asia’s next tiger.” Though the glint has somewhat dulled, the economy is performing...
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