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Strolling Down the Streets of Yangon with a Little Help from a Friend
2 months ago

Strolling Down the Streets of Yangon with a Little Help from a Friend

By  •  FOOD, MYANMAR

In downtown Yangon, the roads and streets are lined up with vendors who sell various street food in carts or stalls. Street food in Yangon is cheap, delicious and easily …
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Myanmar Fashion and Beauty Trends to Look Out For
3 months ago

Myanmar Fashion and Beauty Trends to Look Out For

By  •  MYANMAR, FASHION

There is a saying in Myanmar that “The glory of a man is his strong arms and the glory of a woman is her long black hair in a tight …
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Traditional Puppet Show to Watch in Myanmar
4 months ago

Traditional Puppet Show to Watch in Myanmar

By  •  MYANMAR, MOVIES

Myanmar puppetry is a historic entertainment which represents the culture and art of the country. In ancient times, it was performed not only as a form of entertainment but also …
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Unique Myanmar Traditional Sport
5 months ago

Unique Myanmar Traditional Sport

By  •  MYANMAR, SPORTS

When you visit Myanmar, it is usual to see some people playing chinlone which is also known as Myanmar caneball on the side of some streets or in the yards …
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5 Things You Should Do When You Visit Bagan
6 months ago

5 Things You Should Do When You Visit Bagan

It can be said that one has not visited Myanmar if he or she has not been to the two places: the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and Bagan in Mandalay, …
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Myanmar Gears Up for Thingyan Festival
7 months ago

Myanmar Gears Up for Thingyan Festival

Myanmar, known as “The Golden Land,” is a fun-loving country. Every month in a year has its unique festival to celebrate in Myanmar. Most of the festivals are concerned with …
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Hang-out Places in Myanmar
8 months ago

Hang-out Places in Myanmar

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Typical gathering places for Myanmar young people have changed over time. When I was a university student, many of us would go to a karaoke shop …
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Myanmar goes ASEAN and So Do I
8 months ago

Myanmar goes ASEAN and So Do I

On 11th December 2013, I witnessed the opening ceremony of SEA (Southeast Asian Games) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. For the absence of hosting the game for more than 44 years, Myanmar …
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A tribute to our hero Bogyoke Aung San
9 months ago

A tribute to our hero Bogyoke Aung San

19 July is one of the most significant days in Myanmar as we mourn for our fallen hero General Aung San who fought for the independence of our country from …
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A journey around ASEAN
10 months ago

A journey around ASEAN

If someone asks me one word that excites me at any particular time of the day, I would say “ASEAN.” It was back in December 2013 that I was selected …
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