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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...

Petition Launched to Save Myanmar Wild Elephants

A campaign tackling elephant poaching has launched a countrywide petition that it hopes will help combat an alarming rate of poaching in Myanmar. With at...

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...

Making magic

A society of young magicians is aiming to popularize the performance art in Myanmar. Words by Lorcan Lovett. Photos by Leo Jackson. A party atmosphere...

What’s in store for 2018?

Myanmar begins 2018 by celebrating 70 years of independence. Though the country has faced serious crisis in the previous year, buzz surrounding its major...

Property Predictions: What will happen to Myanmar rental prices in 2018?

“The year 2017 elicited mixed market opinions,” said Antony Picon, founder and director of Colliers International Myanmar. Yangon is in a nascent stage of...

Yangon Foodie Forecast: ‘Local food will trend in 2018’

2017 saw a big move toward affordable eating, according to Htet Myet Oo, co-founder of one of Yangon’s most popular eateries, Rangoon Tea House,...

A Walk to Remember: The Yangon Heritage Trust

The Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), strategically located on Strand Street, offers tourists and history buffs with two routes down Yangon’s memory lane. The tour, available...

Walking The Streets Of Yangon : 12th Street

Bob Percival walks downtown 12th Street and finds eggs galore, a classic Yangon tea shop, gourmet Rakhine food, and a contemplative banyan tree. Winter is...

Walking The Streets Of Yangon – 39th Street

Bob Percival walks the streets of downtown Yangon and finds old warehouses, the home of Ludu Sein Win, a cut-throat razor shave, and teashop...
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