Friday, November 15, 2019

Lifestyle and entertainment

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Ye Htut Win: More than a MasterChef

Two hours after meeting Mr Sharky in the restaurant that shares his name, I find myself nose deep in a barrel of...

R Zarni: History of a Rockstar

Wearing a black t-shirt encrusted with a colorful sequined tiger, arms covered in sleeve tattoos, and hands bedecked with gold rings and...

An intimate chat with Dr Anna Sui Hluan

Being the wife of Myanmar Vice President Henry Van Thio is perhaps the least interesting thing about Dr Anna. She is a...

Htein Lin: Still thought-provoking, still leading the contemporary

Htein Lin, though he requires no introduction, is a former activist, student soldier and political prisoner (along with other things) who is...

An unusual path to success: U Khin Maung Win & the creation of UD Group

Universal Dexterity Group, more commonly known as UD Group, is one of Myanmar’s most successful locally-run companies. Covering a broad spectrum of...

Growing skills and precious trees: Daw Poe Phyu

Alec Wilmot sat down with Daw Poe Phyu to reflect on her hometown Mogok and the charity projects that drive her today,...

Rebuilding the future

While many of the heritage buildings across Yangon are left to face the elements and become evermore damaged, a select few are...

Shartra: The Nature of Fashion

From winning two TV talent shows to being inspired by the lotus weavers of Inle Lake, Shartra’s rise from unknown dreamer to innovative fashion...