Singaer Linn Linn released his long-awaited second solo album, titled Aman Tayar (The Truth), on September 27.
Linn Linn, 29, broke onto the national stage in 2007 with the song “Thaw-kah Bhone” (Anxiety Paradise), which appeared on the compilation album Khwint Pyuh-de Khwint Hlut-de (Permitted and Forgiven).
With so much attention focused lately on the Ayeyarwady River, one group of writers is planning a boat trip in November to remind people of the cultural and environmental significance of the Chindwin River in upper Myanmar.
Mmembers of the Thee Lay Thee dance and comedy (anyeint) troupe who recently returned to Myanmar after living in Thailand for several years say they plan to hold their comeback performance in Yangon at the end of monsoon season.
The names Chernobyl, Minamata and Bhopal serve as powerful reminders of the damage that humans can cause others through the careless pursuit of progress and a callous disregard for the well-being of the victims when things go terribly wrong.
The narrow lane’s main claim to fame is that famous cartoonist U Ba Gyan once lived there. His house was on 31st Street in downtown Yangon, and starting in 1934 he held annual street-side exhibitions of his cartoons during the Tazaungdine Festival of Lights.