Friday, August 18, 2017

Into the pot

The visit of a traditional Burmese clay pot factory in central Myanmar. 

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The man behind the misses

Meet Ko Lamai Robin, the organiser of Myanmar’s first international beauty pageant.

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Yangon’s paingrounds

Are kids playing safely in Yangon?

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A picture is worth a thousand tusks

Two photographers use visual stories to protect wild elephants.

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Sketching for transparency

Despite increased censorship, cartoonists continue to sketch at the frontlines of political discussion

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Yangon’s startups open their doors to the city

The first ever ‘Walkabout YGN’, a city-wide open house organized to bring exposure to the Yangon startup community, proved a roaring success with about 750 participants taking part in the event on Friday August 12.

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Of trees and men

A film on the Kheshorter forest showcases Karen tradition and raises awareness about deforestation in Myanmar

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Returning to The Strand

A famous guest comes back to Rangoon for the reopening of its most iconic hotel’s restaurant.

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The artist’s refuge

An artist’s garden near Yangon hopes to turn into an incubator for young talents.

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The winner does not take it all

In some Burmese singing contests it is better not to win.

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