Face of Indawgyi launches campaign to build social impact guesthouse

Sustainable tourism organization Face of Indawgyi is running a crowd-funding campaign for a string of initiatives to protect the wildlife and improve the lives of people living around Myanmar’s largest lake. The organization in Kachin...

‘Australia on the Menu’ month-long Yangon promotion

Yangon diners will be treated to premium Australian beef and lamb in 23 hotels, restaurants and bars during a big promotion from 1-30 June. Chefs from the city’s top establishments will use the Australian produce—accompanied...

3-ACT Cinema magazine launch @ The Secretariat

New cinema magazine 3-ACT launched at Yangon's Secretariat on Sunday (May 27). The launch included a discussion on the current situation and directions of Myanmar cinema with a group of film activists and filmmakers,...

World chefs prepare 12,000 meals for Ayeyarwady Delta tour

Renowned chefs will host a charity gala on Saturday, June 9 to raise funds for an initiative to feed thousands of people living in the Ayeyarwady Delta. Organized by World Chefs Without Borders and Myanmar...

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 place at Urban Village (between 47 and 48 streets) at...

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, A beast, a god and a line maps several epochs...

Movies showing in Yangon this week May 25-31

Movies showing in Yangon during May 25th to 31st. Gonjiam : Haunted Asylum Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum is a 2018 South Korean-German found footage horror film directed by Jung Bum-shik. Credit Wikipedia. Junction City, Junction Square and City Mall Deadpool...

Myanmar DJ ace: ‘This country needs copyright laws’

About three years ago, Myanmar fell in love with the thump thump of electronic dance music (EDM). In the first of a new series exploring the country's music scenes, Suzin Lynn interviews one of...

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 at Sule Square—the high-end mall and office tower up the...

Indian Tadka Downtown review: ‘Perfect place for a night of Indian fare’

I don’t like to see independent restaurants replaced by big chains. But, in the case of Indian Tadka supplanting India Kitchen on Mahabandua Road, at least the takeover has yielded a better dining experience...
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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...