The ancient hairstyle of Set Set Yo

A village near Bagan known for keeping alive a millenia-old hairstyle is battling climate change and food shortages. By Brittney Tun. Photos by Ye Myat Tun of YMT Productions. Set Set Yo village, about an...

The Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

I will be single for this Valentine’s Day. But that is OKAY. Okay? Actually, being single doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate on the day—it’s all about having the spirit to do it yourself. Here’s...

MYANMORE Awards Special award for contribution to excellence

Ye Htut Win AKA Sharky needs no introduction—he is an institution in his own right in the Myanmar food and beverage industry. The audience rose to their feet to congratulate Sharky on winning this...

MYANMORE Awards Newcomer of the Year

Babett Eatery and Bar is fast developing a reputation as one of the cities favourite hangout venues. Situated on the ground floor of Hotel G at the end of Yaw min Gyi, Babett is...

Myanmar’s Dating Game

Modern-day dating is a minefield of faux pas and unsolicited photos. With Valentine’s Day upon us,  Min Ye Kyaw talks with dating app users on the rules of the game. Cover photo by Rasmus...

MYANMORE Awards Wine and Spirits Ambassador of the Year

Myanmore is excited to welcome Jen Queen as the first ever Wine and Spirits Ambassador in Myanmar. As anyone who frequents Union Bar and Grill will attest, Jen has been a revelation to the...

MYANMORE Awards Green Award

The first ever winner of the MYANMORE Green award was Nourish café, for their strategic approach to prioritizing the sustainable and ethical use of resources. Owners Jojo Yang and Jerome Sterckh were made up...

Q&A: Owner of Trish Gallery Patricia Pun

Marvels abound in the two-floored Trish Gallery; jade meticulously cut into fish scales fixed onto an ever-cool century-old teak bed; glass tables supported by dozens of small marble elephants from Mandalay; colonial-era coins blasted...

The Tea Shop

Rumblings from across Myanmar.  Up North Kachin State celebrated its new year with the Manaw Festival on January 10—not so much a festival, according to one resident, as a “gigantic sale of trinkets, clothing and things.” Other...

Top lucky Chinese New Year foods

The Chinese are fanatics for superstitions and indeed for puns. Many of their new year foods are a play on the words for luck, wealth, or health. Here are the top lucky foods to...
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Chinese New Year 2018 Guide

Gong Xi Fa Ca! The Chinese New Year, also known as spring festival, is the most important traditional festival for Chinese people. It is also...