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A Rakhine farmer at her paddy field in Kyaukphyu Township, Rakhine State. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
The religious minister's comments mark the latest flare-up between Aung San Suu Kyi’s government and Buddhist nationalists. Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now
Two fishermen carrying fish to market on June 7, 2017. Photo: Myanmar Now
A cottage industry of traditional handicrafts and clothing is changing lives for the better. Photo: Myanmar Now
In southern Rakhine State residents say private companies are clearing land for plantations, making them vulnerable to dangerous floodwaters. Photo: Htet Khaung Lin/Myanmar Now
Community projects appear to have stemmed the loss of mangrove forests in southern Rakhine State. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn / Myanmar Now
A plantation site in Chin State. Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now
Prisoners are seen in Mon State’s Zin Kyeik Labour Camp quarry, manually breaking rocks while shackled at the legs. Photo: Swe Win / Myanmar Now
Farmer planting paddy. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima