Uber Appoints Woman as First GM of Myanmar

Uber has appointed Daw Ei Phyu Lwin, effective Monday, July 3, as General Manager of its local operations, marking another major milestone in Myanmar. The appointment comes nearly two months after it launched in...

Yangon Foodie Forecast: ‘Local food will trend in 2018’

2017 saw a big move toward affordable eating, according to Htet Myet Oo, co-founder of one of Yangon’s most popular eateries, Rangoon Tea House, along with Isabella Sway-Tin and Simon Sao. “Even the traditionally...

Yoma Yangon Marathon to cause road closures this weekend

Some roads and lanes will be closed on Sunday (January 21) morning in Yangon as the city prepares for this year's Yoma International Marathon 2018 (YYIM). Event organizers Yoma Strategic Holdings, First Myanmar Investment (FMI)...

25th Street

25th Street stretches for only two blocks, between Merchant Street and Anawrahta Road. It’s one of these streets you would pass without even noticing. Its delights are not obvious, behind its cluttered and confused...

InDepth: Lai Lai Aye, Woman On Top

Sondang Grace Sirait Listed among the mistakes commonly made by new entrepreneurs is having the ambition to be amazing and to try to do it all, only to end up creating constraint to the growth...

Refined Tex-Mex at AJ’s

Marisa Widiyanti What It Is - AJ’s is the shiny hard-to-miss Tex-Mex restaurant in an increasingly packed downtown dining scene . The Yangon-born chef who spent the couple decades in California, and part of a famous US...

Naturally Grown, Naturally Delicious

Food that not only tastes good but is grown without chemicals?  Waimar Min Thu and May Thu talk about all natural farming and their fresh food delivery venture Mya Chemical Free. Once while passing by...

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...

Have A Happy Father’s Day

19th June 2016 - Don't forget it's Father's Day! If you are able to, dine with dad at one of the many Sunday brunch and dinner spots in Yangon. Father's Day is less recognized in...

Personal Account of Travelling Through Chin State

A Haven where the Happiness and Clouds Dwell  May Myat Mon Win “This is Burma and it is unlike any other land you know about”…  so said Rudyard Kipling. Name it as you desire – nature,...
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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...