Monday, August 21, 2017

Flip-flops are a slippery slope

Feeling exhausted and not sure why? The problem could rest in your feet.

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Weight loss pills add up to health trouble

Weight-loss pills can be hazardous to your health, doctors warn. Advertised as an easy way to get, or get back, a slim figure, many over-the-counter weight loss medications have side-effects, some serious.

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New Zero students exhibit art

Aspiring painters opened their second exhibition at New Zero Art Space on August 15, showcasing their efforts over the past six months.

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Indonesian Embassy holds dance show

An Indonesian cultural show took place on August 18 at Traders hotel to mark the 64th anniversary of Indonesian independence, which fell on August 17. The event was hosted by the Indonesian Embassy.

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Publishing industry faces lack of new fiction writers

As the monsoon rains blanket the world outside, Ma Eaint Kyi Pyu wants to do nothing but read in bed, in the company of a large stack of books.

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Two Myanmar films to hit screens in LA

A film entitled “Kyoe Tann” (A Line) will be screened on September 12 and 13 at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles as part of the second annual Myanmar Film Festival.

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There’s no place like home

Many people who live abroad will experience two phases of culture shock: the first upon leaving the country and the second upon returning.

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Iron Cross perform with young musicians

Legendary rock band Iron Cross held an unplugged concert at Thuwana stadium on August 1, with musical accompaniment provided by young classical musicians.

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Hip Hop magazine out in September

A new hip hop magazine called The Street will be launched in Myanmar in September, publisher and famous hip hop star Ah Boy told The Myanmar Times.

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Myanmar girl meets with Bollywood movie fame

Bollywood fans in Myanmar may be treated to the sight of homegrown talent as Myanmar native Sandar Win continues to secure film roles in the hugely popular Indian film industry.

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