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Yangon's food scene is abuzz over Port Autonomy, Ivan Pun's latest project on Lanthit Jetty. The Brooklyn-hipster inspired restaurant does away with modernity's sharp-edged, clean-lined glass and wood décor, opting instead for a grittier, more rustic vibe of graffiti on metal that seems more honest and low key.

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Maybe you’re new to Myanmar, maybe you’ve been here for a while but as we enter tourist season you don’t want to be mistaken for an interloper. either way Mizzima downloaded, tested and reviewed five ‘tourist Guide’ apps for the iPhone to see if any could meet the needs of the Myanmar expat.

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The Asia Society Museum exhibition will seek to highlight the beauty and diversity of Buddhist art in Myanmar. Photo: Asia Society
The Asia Society Museum exhibition will seek to highlight the beauty and diversity of Buddhist art in Myanmar. Photo: Asia Society

The Asia Society Museum in New York will display what they claim is the first exhibition in the West focusing on works of art from collections in Myanmar.

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London (AFP) - Novelist Richard Flanagan has won the Man Booker Prize for his book "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", inspired by his father's experience as a prisoner of war.

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Lord David Puttnam, producer of internationally acclaimed films such as ‘The Killing Fields’, concluded a two day visit as a UK Trade Envoy to Myanmar on October 10.

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Bagan-Heritage
Sunset over Bagan's famous landscape. Photo: Mizzima

The process to add Myanmar’s famous Bagan temples to the UNESCO World Heritage List will begin on October 10, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization announced in a press release on October 7.

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