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Wednesday, August 3 2016

Standing stock-still, right arm outstretched, eyes unblinking, Myanmar's only Olympic qualifier squeezes the trigger and sends a pellet slamming into a paper target -- a skill honed during military service in the formerly junta-run nation. 

Ye Tun Naung, 33, is gunning for a medal in Rio this summer, where he travels as an outside bet for a podium finish in two pistol shooting events.

Monday, May 30 2016

Gripping a monkey-faced chess piece, Thein Zaw swipes his hand across the chequerboard and topples an advancing demon, ...

Saturday, May 28 2016

Twenty-eight-year-old Cing Zeel Niang was born in Chin State but left home at an early age to attend boarding school in Pyin Oo Lwin ...

Wednesday, April 27 2016

After two years in the works, “Relics of Rangoon” - a photo and research book covering 200 of Yangon's most prominent ...

Padaung ethnic women arrive to listen to a speech byMyanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during her first official election campaign at Demoso township Kayah State, eastern Myanmar, 10 September 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Tuesday, April 19 2016

Wearing a stack of bronze neck coils -- a sign of beauty for her Kayan tribe -- Mu Par dreams of a time when all "long-necked" ...

Saturday, March 19 2016

As a hard-up 10-year-old, Aung Win scrabbled for pocket money collecting balls on a parched Myanmar golf course. 

Sunday, January 24 2016

Myanmar's emergence from decades of cloistered junta rule has seen a cascade of foreign products flood the country in recent years.

Yan Aung Kyaw (2-R) of Myanmar takes a header during the soccer match against Palestine of the PFF Peace Cup 2014 in Manila, Philippines, 03 September 2014. Photo: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
Friday, December 4 2015

Myanmar’s football history began in 1947 when the national team appointed several foreign head coaches. Over the years, some foreign coaches brought success and some were sacked after less than five games.

Thursday, November 19 2015

If you wander over to the Myenigon flyover on a Sunday evening you will be surprised to see sports cars drifting on the road in a crowded downtown area.

Aythaya Winery in Shan State is located 25 kilometres away from the tourist hot spot of Inle Lake and is a 15 minute drive to the bustling state capital of Taunggyi. Photo: Jessica Mudditt
Saturday, August 29 2015

Hans-Eduard Leiendecker’s interest in producing wine dates back to his childhood, as his parents owned a small winery in western Germany.

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