With COVID-19, schools across the globe had to move online and the format of the classroom changed overnight. Phil Clear, Head of Senior School at Dulwich College Yangon, shares how they did it, and the experiences from their students but also what extra it brings as they come back to the classroom and new skills have been learned.
There's an old cliche that you're not supposed to mix business and pleasure, but this restaurateur couple prove otherwise! Htet and Isabella were only 23 and 24 when The Rangoon Tea House opened up in late 2014. Within a short space of time the restaurant became massively popular, and 2018 they received MYANMORE Awards KBZ Entrepreneur of the Year.
“To all my Myanmar Chefs, we can do it even though it is not our mother cuisine but if you are a chef and you have passion, you can work with it, “ @awAwei Metta’s Executive Chef Joseph’s motivational words to inspire and encourage Burmese Chefs to keep on cooking even if it might not be your expert cuisine. He is one of the three talented chefs in the first-ever “A Six Hand Dinner’ taking place on July 31.
Tony Howett started his journey in London, UK, and has since 2004 been around Asia. Tony has worked in fitness and with gyms in different countries before starting his own F45 gym in Yangon, just a few months before COVID-19 hit and had to move the training online.
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.