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Documenting Myanmar’s forgotten cinemas

The first films publically screened in Myanmar in the 1920s were black and white and silent films. Fast forward to the Myanmar of the...

Brewers Association launches Myanmar’s first responsible drinking campaign

The Brewers Association of Myanmar today launched the nation’s first ever responsible drinking campaign to help consumers better understand the importance of responsible consumption. Dubbed...

Guide to Thingyan parties

Over the years Thingyan water festival in Yangon has become synonymous with blaring speakers mounted on rickety pavilions, or pandals. Yangon chief minister Phyo...

Mixologist column: Cheers to the environment

What are some of the things that we are throwing away in the bar? As we started to examine this, our team was surprised...

Mogok celebrates 800 years

About 200 kilometers northeast of Mandalay is the valley of Mogok—renowned worldwide for its rubies and yet notoriously guarded, with only permit-holding foreigners allowed...

Mixologist column: Raising the bar in Yangon

This month is a busy month for me; early in March I will be in Singapore where I am honoured to have been invited...

Exciting new lunch courses at Shwe Sa Bwe

Just north of Inya Lake is the refurbished villa of Shwe Sa Bwe, a catering school and restaurant that offers a charming fine dining...

Myanmar looks to secure first AFC Asian Cup appearance in 50...

by Jens Raitanen Myanmar’s national football team’s quest for a place in next year’s AFC Asian Cup hinges on their final two qualifiers as they...

Dagon University celebrates early Thingyan

About 1,000 students celebrated an early Thingyan at Dagon University on March 14 (Wednesday). Treated as a celebration that marks the end of the universities’...

Fitness column: Becoming the strongest version of yourself

A former mentor once told me that “how you do one thing is how you do everything.” He was not the best mentor in...
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