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Saturday, February 11 2017

The Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) celebrated Shan National Day, on 7 February, ...

Monday, February 6 2017

Student unions have been icons of democratic struggles in Myanmar, but not every student is interested in keeping this legacy alive.

Thursday, February 2 2017

Hla Min had been successfully farming soybean since 1994 on the hillsides of Shwe Pahtoe (South), ...

Tuesday, January 24 2017

On a recent morning, Zeyar Lin was tending to his water melons, which he grows in dry season ...

Wednesday, January 18 2017

Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of ...

Miners working inside a ruby mine in Mogok, north of Mandalay. Myanmar produces more than 80 percent of the world's rubies, yet decades of isolation under the former military junta means the industry remains cloaked in mystery. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
Thursday, January 5 2017

Every week Aye Min Htun prays he will find the ruby that changes his life, one of thousands of people scratching ...

Saturday, November 19 2016

Darkness was falling across the pagoda outside Yangon when a military officer walked up to Su Thet Htoo and ...

Monday, October 17 2016

Yangon’s population looks set to almost double within the next thirty years. But as property developers rub ...

Tuesday, October 11 2016

The dart hits a fleeing street dog in the thigh, the bright orange tip sagging against his brown and white fur as ...

Tuesday, October 11 2016

By 1999 Sein Kyaw Win had already survived 24 years of service as a foot soldier in the Myanmar army’s long war against ...

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