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What’s in a watch?

By Alec Wilmot Wristwatches are the perfect platonic gift for workmates, friends and family at any time of year. A watch is something that’s aesthetically pleasing on the...

Top 7 best gyms in Yangon 2019

You may find random fitness centre in your neighbourhood though it may not perfect for your training or you might want to train more strictable, stronger and faster—we give you a list...

TechTalk: February 2019

Here comes the TechTalk section from our monthly magazine that we decided to share with our digital users. Every month, we will post three apps which are useful and great to make...

Soe Yu Nwe: The golden girl of contemporary art

From finding her name listed in Forbes 30 Under 30: 2019 for Art & Style to shining a light on gender issues in her serpentine sculptures, ceramic artist Soe Yu Nwe is...

The Burmese Bookshelf

When it comes to books about Myanmar, we’ve all read the usual suspects; Burmese Days, Letters from Burma, The Glass Palace, In the Footsteps of George Orwell – the list goes on....

Green column: The ugly side of beauty rituals

What do those blue PVC pipes under your sink and most nail polishes have in common? They both contain an industrial chemical compound known as DBP that has been linked to birth defects and,...

Streets of Yangon

“Behind every door and inside every shop is a person whose story is a joy to listen to,” wrote Bob Percival, former editor of this magazine. The late Australian author described Yangon’s hidden treasures...

Chef Orng column: Straight from the soil

MYANMORE Chef of the Year 2018 award winner Chef Orng writes about the importance of organic fruit and vegetables. Last month we held a seafood night using only local produce—lobsters, crabs, oysters, sea snails, shrimp and...

Myanmar DJ ace: ‘This country needs copyright laws’

About three years ago, Myanmar fell in love with the thump thump of electronic dance music (EDM). In the first of a new series exploring the country's music scenes, Suzin Lynn interviews one of...

Myanmar’s drift king

One of Myanmar’s brightest car racing prospects, Kyaw Zin Oo, is making it big in Thailand but his sights are set on the biggest drifting tournament in the world. Words by Min Ye Kyaw....