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Pomelo for Myanmar: Gifts that Grow

“It’s always been natural for me, growing up among leper communities in Mowlamyine. I’ve always wanted to do something for them” Nah Eh Wah.  Sondang Grace Sirait meets Nah Eh Wah, one of the creative...

Snare and the Rap Master Nay Win

“Hip hop is free, open and direct. You can speak as you like. That is why I love hip hop” Aung Pyae meets up with rap artist and fashion designer Nay Win of the band...

Walking The Streets Of Yangon | Bo Ywe Street

Back by popular demand - Bob Percival discovers Chinese family temples, locally made peanut oil, and goat guts salad on Bo Ywe Street. We stop at Aung Mjin Mhu that serves excellent goat guts salad...

Myanmar has been voted one of the top ten countries to visit in...

The country just scraped into the list, coming in at number nine after Canada, Colombia, Finland, Dominica, Nepal, Bermuda, Mongolia and Oman, and beating Ethiopia by one place. Lonely Planet said “change has been a...

Interview With Myanmar Chef Mali Papahtay

  Mali Papahtay is from a small town in southern Myanmar called Palaw, a medium sized town punctuated with temples and fringed by mountains. The region is known for its sweet and chewy pork sausage...

FOOD TRUCKS ARE THE NEW BLACK

    Elias DuBose meets the owners of local restaurants putting their cuisine on the road. From Mayangone to Daw Pone, it’s an easy observation that Yangon has a thriving street food industry.  Sidewalks in every township...

Pandonmar Chef Shares Chicken Curry Recipe

BURMESE CUISINE: TRADITIONAL CHICKEN CURRY   Every month, Daw Thein Myint the head chef of Yangon’s popular Padonmar Restaurant offers a step by step guide to cooking Burmese dishes in the comfort of your own home. Bringing...

Meet Renowned Author Ma Thanegi

Cristina Maria Chiorean interviews renowned Myanmar author Ma Thanegi. In 1988, during the countrywide uprising, author and artist Ma Thanegi was a volunteer assistant to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. In July 1989, together with...

Myanmar Gold Can Grow The Economy

MYANMAR GOLD Ben Hopkins Hand-crafted jewellery in Yangon is in danger of disappearing forever with over 98% machine made. Ben Hopkins meets the goldsmiths determined to reverse this trend with the backing of Turquoise Mountain and...

Burmese Sherlock Holmes: The Inya Lake Murder Case

Written by Pan So Tan Lu That Hmu. Translated by San Lin Tun.   EPISODE TWO The story so far: Overlooking Inya Lake, the 'Cosy Corner' house of Babu Chat Thar Gyi becomes a crime scene. A tiny...