Wednesday, September 23, 2020


[Gyms in Yangon] Time to resume (or begin) your fitness journey!

A number of Gyms in Yangon have reopened since 1 June with several precautions and restrictions. Along with the list of reopened gyms, we've shared suggestions from the experts on working out in the "new normal".

Bozhena “Toto” Antoniyar: A rose in the ring

If you see Bozhena Antoniyar in the street, you might have dismissed her as a pretty petite girl. But when you see her in...

Did you know there was a golden age of Myanmar soccer?

In 1967, at the height of the Cold War, when tensions between Burma and the United States were at an all-time high, an American...

Skate havens: Where talents hide

A 10-year-old boy rides down the ramp, jumps and flips his skateboard mid-air. Without success, he falls on the ground. “Go on, son. Try...

Thet Htar Thuzar: Chasing Olympic dreams

Thanks to Thet Htar Thuzar, badminton (a long forgotten sport in Myanmar) is regaining the public attention it deserves. Nay Thiha e-interviewed the young...

Thaing Byaung Byan: A Short History

This article was published in InDepth(Myanmore) in November, 2015.   They say opposites attract, and it certainly is true of the Thaing Byaung Byan (TBB) Shan...

Pun Hlaing to promote golf tourism

Pun Hlaing Golf Club, an 18-hole course, which was designed by one of the greatest golfers, Mr. Gary Player, was recently awarded “The Best...

Burmese Ghouls: Virtual lives, real challenges

With the global esports phenomenon overgrowing in every country, Myanmar didn’t fall behind at all. When the Shanghai-based Moonton Technology held its first-ever World...

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[Ready-to-Eat Yangon] New Concepts of Breakfast, Fine Dining, Vegan and Tacos!

Thanks to all the innovative entrepreneurs in Yangon, staying at home does not have to be so painful and boring - here is our series of new ready-to-eat delivery concepts, starting with Breakfast, Fine Dining, Vegan and Tacos!

Swedish Design with IKEA delivered to your home

With COVID-19 a Bangkok visit is out of the question. Imagine my surprise when I found a quick and easy way to order and get it delivered to home.

Stay at home order in Yangon from September 21st

From September 21st, all townships in the Yangon region are now subject to a ‘Stay at home’ order.
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