RTH Head Tea Mixologist Aung Zin Moe on the science behind a perfect cup of la phet yay

“I recently gave a new staff member an order that came from a real table of customers. I was watching what he did. When he pulled the tea, he only pulled it once for the first cup and transferred it to the cup, but he pulled the other cups for a longer amount of time. I

Interviews

What happens when two Mon ladies from Thailand visit the land of their ancestors?

Aree and Sanga Selakoon are sisters from Ratchaburi province in Thailand. They grew up in Thailand, and Sanga still lives there, in her hometown of Ban Pong, where she gardens the...

What happens when two Mon ladies from Thailand visit the land of their ancestors?

Why isn’t Myanmar killing the coffee game? An interview with the coffee Genius

Genius Shan Highlands Coffee founder Ngwe Tun discusses organic coffee growing, marketing, and the challenges for Myanmar’s coffee industry. By Phyo Thiha Cho / Myanmar Now...

Why isn’t Myanmar killing the coffee game? An interview with the coffee Genius

Working with monasteries, one local organization is educating communities on how to care for their strays

Stray dogs are a common sight around Myanmar, including Yangon. While there is no way to gauge exactly how many stray dogs roam the city, a Guardian article from earlier this year...

Working with monasteries, one local organization is educating communities on how to care for their strays

The art of preserving the art of 1960’s and 70’s Yangon

Although Bob Percival has only been running his RetroYangon Posters business for four months, he’s been collecting the vintage prints ever since he first moved to Yangon four...

The art of preserving the art of 1960’s and 70’s Yangon

The duo behind the Kite Tales talks about their upcoming exhibition

Last month, on October 17, Thin Lei Win and Kelly Macnamara officially launched The Kite Tales website. On December 8, just under two months after the launch, The Kite Tales...

The duo behind the Kite Tales talks about their upcoming exhibition

Head of Equality Myanmar discusses what’s next for rights commission after maid abuse scandal

Aung Myo Min makes several recommendations to make a better organization out of the

Head of Equality Myanmar discusses what’s next for rights commission after maid abuse scandal

Bill to prevent violence against women “includes marital rape”

Aye Thada Hla, of the Gender Equality Network, discusses women’s rights and a proposed bill that would better protect women from

Bill to prevent violence against women “includes marital rape”

‘It is important to promote ethnic languages and cultures’

There is an ongoing push for more inclusive education in

‘It is important to promote ethnic languages and cultures’

Arakan Army leader: ‘The army insists we give up our weapons. This is a major obstacle’

"We expected more from NLD by now, maybe we had too high

Arakan Army leader: ‘The army insists we give up our weapons. This is a major obstacle’