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Motoring enthusiasts from across the country are descending on the Pullman Yangon Centrepoint tonight for the hotly anticipated Myanmar Car of the Year Awards....

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Wave Riders: A milestone in the history of Myanmar surfing

It was a typical morning at Ngwe Saung beach. Fishermen hawked sea urchins, tourists snapped selfies, and boats circled a lush outcrop near the...

Nominate for MYANMORE Travel Awards 2018

For the past five years MYANMORE has promoted the best of travel in Myanmar. From the most thrilling experiences to the most original and...

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...

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...

Celebrating International Literacy Day

The world celebrates International Literacy Day on September 8 and to mark the occasion our intern Jessica Liang has listed some of the all-time...

Bakery school helps disadvantaged Myanmar teenagers

A rather gloomy staircase leads to a new bakery and pastry school in Yangon. Often sounding the way are a few students practising English...

Celebrate World Humanitarian Day

What better way to celebrate World Humanitarian Day on Sunday, August 19, than to become a humanitarian yourself? Most of us are busy with...
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