Panel discussion will tackle plastic pollution

Sustainable consultancy and change agency Conyat Create will host a panel discussion on plastic pollution in Myanmar. The ‘Breaking Up with Plastics’ event will take...

International art exhibition to show at Yangon’s Secretariat

A traveling art exhibition celebrating the diversity of Asia-Pacific will showcase at the historic Secretariat in Yangon in June. Featuring South and Southeast Asian artists,...

Starbucks in $6-million Myanmar investment

Social media was ablaze last week with the news Starbucks was coming to Yangon—the first Myanmar store of a US$6-million investment. The store will open...

Trekking Myanmar

Intrepid trekkers are diverging from the well-trodden trails between Inle and Kalaw in search of Myanmar’s best routes. Sampan Travel offers four alternative places...

New Thai fare at Royal Jasmine

Behind BMW Showroom on Pyay Road is arguably the best Thai restaurant in town: Royal Jasmine, where two beautiful ladies will welcome you with...

Art studio prepares plastic waste installation for World Environment Day

Art studio and gallery Wired on 39 is collecting plastic bags and bottles to make art installation for World Environment Day on Tuesday, June...

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...

Guide: Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Yangon

Surprise your mother with a special treat this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13. Here’s a round-up of the best deals. All Around the World...

The Tea Shop

What's been going on lately? Monsoon Madness Monsoon season is around the corner. For many that means more power cuts, floods, dangerously hidden potholes, moldy clothes...

Escape the monsoon

Travel writer James Fable lists his favorite places to visit in Myanmar when the rains come. Photos by the writer. Although it’s searing outside, the...
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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...