Friday, January 17, 2020

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Valuable Paintings & Freeholders Curio Exhibition and Auction Event

It is not very common to see art auctions in Myanmar, where a lot of gifted artists are born. However, Myanmar Auction Company Limited,...

2020 Yoma Yangon International Marathon

The 8th edition of Myanmar’s largest participatory running event, 2020 Yoma Yangon International Marathon will be held on 19th January at Thuwanna Bumi Event...

National Library finally finds forever home?

Following the high-profile renovations of The Secretariat and Tourist Burma Building last year, the latest colonial-era structure to receive another refurbishment is the former...

Ayeyarwady and Bagan: Myanmar’s very first Star and Planet in the universe

For the first time in the history of Myanmar, a star and a planet are officially named Ayeyarwady and Bagan which are 553 light...

2019 In Review and What’s coming next in 2020

Since 2020 has already started, let’s review what has happened in 2019 in Yangon and beyond. According to the records by the World Bank,...

The first airport in Chin state will soon be opened

Surbung airport in Falam township is set to be opened in June 2020. The very first airport project in Chin State was started in 2015...

Did you know this year marks the 100th anniversary of Yangon University?

Ninety-nine years ago this December, a group of students at the University of Yangon (then Rangoon) decided they were fed up. The university had only...

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...

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Love & Craft Weekend: Jan 18 – 19

Love & Craft Weekend – two big festivals are happening this weekend that you don't wanna miss. Here they...
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Urban Rangoon: Local design from local materials

Myanmar is not spared when it comes to the issue of fast fashion. High-volume production and consumption of clothes...

Things to do in Yangon this weekend: Jan 17 – 19

Here’s our snippet of things to do in Yangon this weekend. Jan 17 - Feb 2 A Chauk: A Solo Exhibition...

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