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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...

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...

ONE Championship recap: Aung La becomes two-division champion

According to an old legend, Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda holds more gold than the treasury of the Bank of England—a fantastical assertion that, in 2018,...

ONE Champion Aung La prepares for light heavyweight battle

ONE Middleweight World Champion Aung La N Sang and Alexandre Machado will clash for the light heavyweight belt on February 23 at Thuwanna Indoor...

Dance for charity at zumba festival

Yangon is bracing itself for a huge dance extravaganza in February, as the Zumba Festival returns for the second year. But the event is...

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...

Weekly Bike Ride Draws Yangon Cyclists Together

Loren Lee Chiesi joins cyclists on a beloved free bike ride through the city streets. Photos by the writer. Every Friday at 10pm the workers...

Myanmar Travels to India for Tricky Asian Cup Qualifier

Myanmar’s national football team will play India tonight in what is a crucial qualifying match in their quest to reach the 2019 Asian Cup. Myanmar...

Recap: Aung La Slays Giant Ngalani

In an electrically charged night at Thuwanna Indoor Stadium, Myanmar’s favourite son, Aung La Nsang, defeated the hulking Alain Ngalani in the first round...

Myanmar Wins Bronze in ASEAN Futsal Championship

Myanmar’s national futsal team won a historic bronze medal in the ASEAN Futsal Championship after they defeated hosts Vietnam 4-3 in a penalty shootout. It...
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Fun things to do on monsoon holidays

Myanmar enjoys two public holidays this month: Martyr’s Day on Thursday, July 19 and the Full Moon Day of Waso— the beginning of ‘Buddhist...