Portrait of Myanmar’s ‘Buddhist Bin Laden’ chills Cannes

by Fiachra Gibbons / AFP Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up every morning on the shores of Lake Victoria and Kampala was rife with rumours that he was eating his opponents. But in his decades of documenting evil, the veteran Swiss filmmaker

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[VIDEO] Watch Soulja Boy ‘Crank That’ in Yangon to promote UnderDawg Festival

 Soulja Boy blessed the stage at Yangon’s Junction City today while promoting the Road to UnderDawg Festival, which kicks off tomorrow night at The Vibe. With dozens of fans...

[VIDEO] Watch Soulja Boy ‘Crank That’ in Yangon to promote UnderDawg Festival

Charity auction next week: Win a dinner with the ‘Burmese Python’

Myanmar’s very own ‘Burmese Python’ is back soon, and he’s bringing signed one-of-a-kind memorabilia for die-hard fans. But Aung La Nsang isn’t just giving away these...

Charity auction next week: Win a dinner with the ‘Burmese Python’

Coconuts Yangon Showbiz

The world of Myanmar celeb gossip is a goldmine for journalists, if you can come to grips with it. Who could forget the former beauty queen who, following a win in South Korea, was stripped of the title but ran off with her tiara anyway? We don’t tend to the minutiae of showbiz and celebrity news on Coconuts Yangon, but if it’s juicy and amusing, you can bet we’ve got it.