Q&A: Artist Mon Halsey

Transforming waste into art has been the niche of Mon Halsey, 39, for years. She has held five solo exhibitions featuring her artwork and...

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...

An interview with Aung La N Sang ‘The Burmese Python’

Two-division ONE champion and Myanmar star Aung La N Sang sits down with MYANMORE two days before he defends his middleweight belt. The 33-year-old...

Q&A: The Mystery of Burma director Arkar

A slew of young filmmakers have shaken up the Myanmar film industry so far this year, with social media playing a key part in...

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...
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