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The Politics Of Myanmar’s Changing Tea Culture

Classic Burmese laphet yay tea is a mix of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and black tea.

Classic Burmese laphet yay tea is a mix of evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and black tea.
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“Tea shops are not just where people go to get good, cheap food,” says artist Kaung Kyaw Khine, 35, who earlier this year was featured in an art show in Yangon focusing on tea shops. “It’s a part of our culture, history, and where people go for all matters in life.”

via The Politics Of Myanmar’s Changing Tea Culture | KCLU

New Democratic Party in Myanmar Poised to Challenge Aung San Suu Kyi 

“I want to create an approachable government for the people in our country,” he says.The pro-democracy activist is planning to launch a new political party in Myanmar by the end of the year.

Source: New Democratic Party in Myanmar Poised to Challenge Aung San Suu Kyi