MYANMORE Awards Entrepreneur of the Year

Isabella Sway Tin and Htet Myet Oo were up against stiff competition in this prestigious award sponsored for the third time by KBZ Bank. Sisters Phyone Pong Yon and Ipkaw Pang who are behind...

Lion dancing for Chinese New Year

As Myanmar’s Chinese community celebrates their new year this month, Pamela Tan meets a member of a lion dance troupe who was saved by the Chinese tradition. Photos by Leo Jackson. Lion dancing was an...

Escaping upwards at Pan Pacific

Rising above its surroundings, Pan Pacific Yangon offers an impressive level of luxury in the city, as Duncan Hines found on a recent stay. Photos supplied by Pan Pacific. Limbs draped over a lounger, a...

Amara Communications launches new 4G+ data service

Myanmar’s Amara Communications has launched the brand campaign for its upcoming 4G+ data service, ananda. Beginning on Feb 7, the ananda logo can be seen on billboards around the city of Yangon, as well...

MYANMORE Awards Best Myanmar Premium Beer bar

50th Street Bar and Grill is a legendary Yangon institution that needs no introduction. This year they will turn 21, and it seems fitting that they were awarded Best Myanmar Premium Bar. In an...

MYANMORE Awards Myanmar food Restaurant of the Year

The first award of the evening was presented to Khaing Khaing Kyaw. They received a high number of public nominations, and the independent judging panel were impressed with the exceptional quality and huge selection...

MYANMORE call for poetry and fiction

Wordsmiths, pay attention! MYANMORE is looking for submissions of poems and short fiction to feature in its monthly print magazine. We would particularly like to represent Myanmar writers whose work in English is yet to be...

MYANMORE Awards Cafe of the Year 2018

The owners of newly opened Café Salween were delighted with their victory, and told Myanmore, “We are only seven months on the market so we were not very sure we would win and are...

Myanmar’s first reggae shop Rasta Myanmar

It’s not hard to spot Rasta Myanmar. Striped in red, yellow and green, and emblazoned with a huge mural of a laughing Bob Marley, it’s Myanmar’s first ever reggae shop. Friends Pyae Phyo, 27, Ko...

New PastaMania to open in Yangon

Italian casual dining restaurant PastaMania will open in Yangon’s Capital Hypermarket Extension Mall on Tuesday, February 27. PastaMania is the largest Italian restaurant chain in Singapore with over 50 outlets in 14 countries. It is...
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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...