Q&A: Face of Indawgyi

Based on the shores of its stunning namesake, Face of Indawgyi was officially established almost one year ago to improve the lives of people...

Q&A: Ivan Pun

Four years ago, behind the corrugated iron shutters of an old riverfront warehouse, was a flurry of fashion, art, food and local craftsmanship—a pop-up...

Green column: Food miles? Think meters

When I lived in New York, I took for granted that exotic fruit was available all year round, without a second thought to the...

Remembering Thingyan Moe

In 1983 a film was shot in Mandalay that still resonates with the Myanmar public more than three decades after its release—in fact, it...

Mary Chapman School for the Deaf teacher Phyu Phyu Win

Phyu Phyu Win understands adversity. Diagnosed as deaf during her childhood, the 34-year-old teacher encountered a rigid education system negligent toward the hearing impaired,...

Myanmar’s Dating Game

Modern-day dating is a minefield of faux pas and unsolicited photos. With Valentine’s Day upon us,  Min Ye Kyaw talks with dating app users...

Q&A: Owner of Trish Gallery Patricia Pun

Marvels abound in the two-floored Trish Gallery; jade meticulously cut into fish scales fixed onto an ever-cool century-old teak bed; glass tables supported by...

New dishes at Rangoon Tea House

Yangon favorite Rangoon Tea House has shook up its menu a dozen times since opening in 2014. In the latest reshuffle, the establishment on the...

Yangon’s best mohinga

Tin Tin Aye sells one thing and one thing only: mohinga. About 200-300 bowls of the breakfast favorite are dished out to customers every...

‘Cubism chose me’: artist Tin Maung Oo

Veteran painter Tin Maung Oo's work has been exhibited for more than four decades. He talks with Cliff Lonsdale after his latest showcase. Photo by Leo...
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Malaysian bites at 96 Bistro

The newly opened 96 Bistro is a fun, small eatery serving Malaysian fare orbited by a few international dishes. Acting as both cafe and bar...