This photo taken on July 5, 2017 shows boutique owner Pyone Thet Thet Kyaw (R), owner and designer of Virya Couture, posing at her shop at Yangon. With Myanmar emerging as a manufacturing hub for mass-produced clothes, a crop of young designers are using home-grown fashion to preserve the country's sartorial heritage and reshape the sweatshop model. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
10 July 2017
With Myanmar emerging as a manufacturing hub for mass-produced clothes, a crop of young...
THE VENERABLE W. A film by Barbet Schroeder.
25 May 2017
Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power,...
This photo taken on April 27, 2017 shows young Myanmar performing stunts under a bridge in downtown Yangon. Skidding and screeching across the concrete the young bikers perform a carefully choreographed dance of gravity-defying stunts, a dazzling display of Myanmar's thriving youth culture on the streets of its biggest city. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
22 May 2017
Skidding and screeching across the concrete the young bikers perform a carefully...
In this photo taken on March 7, 2017, devotees watch a medium invoke spirits inside a shrine in Shwe Ku Ni village during the Ko Gyi Kyaw Nat festival. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
15 March 2017
The medium spins around in a frenzy of red and gold while glugging from a bottle of...
This photo taken on February 6, 2017 shows part-time medium Win Win Aye (C) being possessed in her house on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
10 March 2017
From spells to win back an errant lover to help communing with the spirits, Myanmar's...
Tourists take a selfie at the Golden Rock. Photo: Ernest Chan
06 January 2017
The golden light of the setting December sun flooded the hillsides of Mt. Kyaiktiyo,...
05 January 2017
“YouTube is the best teacher,” Kyaw Myint said, while sitting cross-legged on the...
Ballooning over Bagan. Photo: Elsie Chen
05 January 2017
Floating in a balloon above the serene temples of Bagan, you would be forgiven for...
One classroom of Kheng Hock Keong Chinese language school. Photo: Yizhen Jia
03 January 2017
Located in the centre of downtown, Chinatown is one of the busiest areas of Yangon....
17 December 2016
The Italian embassy’s night of opera, held at Yangon’s Strand Hotel this week, was a key...
Last Days of Beethoven band plays on stage. Photo: Last Days Of Beethoven/Facebook
12 December 2016
Moshing and sweating, the crowd of headbangers scream their angst into the sultry Yangon...
Hanzar Moe Win, 33, one of male leading dancers of San Pya Thabin troupe, performs Duet Dance, so called Nha-par-thwar, at Kyauktawgyee pagoda festival in Mandalay, central Myanmar, 22 October 2016. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
16 November 2016
Across Myanmar, in big cities and small towns, the performing Zat Pwe troupes crisscross...

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