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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 silver bracelets, R Zarni is quiet and demure - a...
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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 linguist, researcher, Christian preacher, and social activist, writing extensively about...

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 today considered to be Myanmar’s premier contemporary artist and of...

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

Universal Dexterity Group, more commonly known as UD Group, is one of Myanmar’s most successful locally-run companies. Covering a broad spectrum of services from automobile production to crane sales and service, the...

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, from employing underprivileged women to saving the palm plantations of...

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 undergoing intense restoration processes to restore their former grandeur and...

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 icon has been anything but conventional. As he prepares to...

Christina Kyi: Behind the scenes

Christina Kyi’s rise from unknown filmmaker to household name was a slow burning fuse – but one that eventually detonated a fireworks display. Rumours of her debut film Mudras Calling first circulated in 2014...

Changing the game: Than Than Htwe

Myanmar women’s national football team captain Than Than Htwe has been a key figure in the game for more than a decade. Ahead of her retirement, the veteran midfielder reflects on her long career...

Celebrating Myanmar women’s achievements

Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day, an event that inspired Myanmore magazine to commit much of March’s print edition to celebrating female achievement in Myanmar. The tricky part of producing the magazine was not...