Thursday, July 16, 2020


[Doing Good] Linens for Life Face masks

COVID-19 has brought out a lot of good in people and companies. The Linen for Life Face Masks is a programme where Shangri-La Group has partnered with Diversey, a leading global hygiene and cleaning company, and Badana Aid Myanmar in Yangon to provide the most vulnerable members of society with face masks, an item now mandatory when one is out in public in Myanmar.

Changes in the fields, an Environmental Documentary to Reconnect Humanity 

A Myanmar environmental documentary - Changes in the Field - has been released to address how the lives of farmers in Myanmar are affected by climate change. It takes a glimpse into the lives of farmers in Yangon, Shan State and Mon State, whose very existence and heritage is intertwined with their lands. We talked with Tomas Derville and Beatrice Manole - the producer and co-producer - on how this documentary that can act as a blueprint to lay out a potential vision for the future —— the story of how we can act now and make things right.

Interview: Carrie Shiu, founder of Days For [email protected]

Since 2008 Days For Girls has worked to empower girls, and to protect themselves, working in 100 countries and having distributed 1 million kits in Africa and internationally. A priority is working with girls in monasteries and orphanages providing access to women’s hygiene education.

The Great Charity Choice? Bang Or Glitter For Your Buck?

Myanmar people are recognized as being generous in giving money and other support to others. So how do we choose a charity that’s effective and not funding executive’s lavish conferences in the Bahamas?

People helping people: Sa Ba Street Food Tours

Sa Ba Street Food Tours has been donating food to the under-served community of Yangon downtown areas together with volunteers at Food Not Bombs...

Sampan’s Supper Club 2: Food, fun & friends

After successfully introducing a new dining concept in October, Sampan Travel organised a second one at the same place, Pansodan Scene Gallery. The idea...

WHOW: Textiles for people and planet

Many of us think about where our food comes from and how it gets to our table. Food packaging lists the name of the...

Hanukkah reception at Myanmar’s only synagogue

The 2019 Hanukkah reception was held at the Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, Yangon’s last remaining and Myanmar’s only Jewish house of worship, yesterday. The event was...

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Rakhine Mote T – A Cure for the Rainy Season

Rakhine Mote T and Rainy Season are two things that are always compatible with each other - the spiciness of it balances out the coldness of the weather. Originated from Rakhine from Western Myanmar, Rakhine Mote T is one of the most loved ethnic food in Myanmar. Try out this famous mouthwatering dish to beat the monsoon season.

Art in Yangon: Exhibitions in July

Art galleries in Yangon have been opening up but the level of activity is still low due to social distancing. Currently, these are two exhibitions in Yangon this July.

Celebrate Bastille Day at these restaurants

Celebrate Bastille Day with special promotions! Reservation is highly encouraged. Ô'Thentic Crêperie & Wine Bar Enjoy free flow drinks (French red/white...
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