The sculptor carving roots into art

Three sets of striking tables and chairs sit unassumingly outside a restaurant on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. Each set is raised about...

Luxury heritage hotel opens in downtown Yangon

Yangon’s latest luxury hotel, Yangon Excelsior, has opened in the city’s downtown. The five-star property is set in a renovated 19th century heritage building that...

Paper mache elephant sets new world record in wildlife conservation campaign

Myanmar artists have set a Guinness World Record for their paper mache elephants in a bid to shine the light on illegal elephant poaching. The...

Culinary cultures

Ethnic food of Myanmar conjures up a cornucopia of flavors and traditions that are now becoming easier to try in Yangon thanks to people...

Made in Myanmar

A brave new band of entrepreneurial foodies has emerged, stepping up to create world-class products from the bounty of Myanmar. Words by Sam Foot....

New airport-downtown shuttle bus service

Anybody yearning for a bus option close to Yangon Airport will welcome the news that a YBS (Yangon Bus Service) station has opened right...

Shwe Sa Bwe launches new website

French restaurant and catering school Shwe Sa Bwe celebrated the launch of its new website recently. The renovated villa is known for its French fare...

Yangon International Airport welcomes its 3 millionth passenger

Yangon International Airport (YIA) welcomed its 3 millionth passenger last week. Traveling from Singapore aboard a Jetstar Asia flight, the lucky winner Jefferson Olivieri Costa...

Aung La N Sang lands knockout in dying moments of classic...

In a monumental ONE Championship fight that will live long in the memory, Myanmar’s double-weight class champion Aung La N Sang successfully defended his...

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...
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Best rooftop bars in Mandalay

A new trend is slowly emerging with the arrival of several rooftop bars in Myanmar. Like their swanky Yangon counterparts, these venues are attracting...