Myanmar Restaurant in Thailand Offers Free Meals to Fight Coup Back Home

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A fundraising bowl at the Mandalay Food House restaurant in Bangkok. Photo: Teirra Kamolvattanavith

Mandalay Food House is cooking up a plan to fight back after the Myanmar coup.

For one week at the beginning of this month, the restaurant, which is based outside Myanmar in the Thai capital Bangkok, is asking diners to donate to a fund aimed at helping people affected by the military’s seizure of power this week. Meals are on the house.

“When I saw the news on February 1st, I didn’t want to do anything. I didn’t want to sell anymore. I was extremely sad…

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Priority Health offers immune-boosting recipes to try at home!

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Our friends at Priority Health know the importance of eating healthy, especially when it comes to building your immunity!

Shelly shows us how to make some great, kid-friendly snacks at home that will help boost their immunity.

Click here for a Simple Blueberry Smoothie recipe from YummyToddlerFood.com. Priority Health’s ThinkHealth section also has more immune-boosting tips and healthy recipes. Priority Health also has a team of care managers to help people with health concerns.

If you’re a Priority

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New Book Offers Unsavoury Glimpse Into 70s-80s Prison “Masak” Culture



text, letter: Getting creative with plastic trays, socks and even chamber pots was the key to better meals behind bars in the 1970s and the 1980s.


Getting creative with plastic trays, socks and even chamber pots was the key to better meals behind bars in the 1970s and the 1980s.

Getting creative with plastic trays, socks and even chamber pots was the key to better meals behind bars in the 1970s and the 1980s. | Photos: Don Wong (plastic tray fuel and coffee sock) and In Plain Words (book cover)

In Malay, “masak” means “to cook”. In our childhood, “masak-masak” meant pretending to cook, but for many inmates in Singapore’s prisons and Drug Rehabilitation Centres (DRCs) during the ’70s and ’80s, “

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