A Rakhine farmer at her paddy field in Kyaukphyu Township, Rakhine State. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
18 July 2017
The residents of this flood-prone part of southwestern Rakhine State are still struggling...
Two fishermen carrying fish to market on June 7, 2017. Photo: Myanmar Now
21 June 2017
Nyo Win’s family relied on his small-scale fishing expeditions for more than 20 years....
A cottage industry of traditional handicrafts and clothing is changing lives for the better. Photo: Myanmar Now
12 June 2017
The low-level hum of weaving machines and conversation fill the house in Chai village, a...
Zaw Zaw Latt, right/centre, with Pwint Phyu Latt, left/centre celebrate their freedom.​ Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
10 June 2017
Everything changed for Zaw Zaw Latt and Pwint Phyu Latt in June 2015, when the Mandalay-...
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
19 May 2017
For years, a natural buffer of thick forest kept the annual monsoon waters from...
Community projects appear to have stemmed the loss of mangrove forests in southern Rakhine State. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn / Myanmar Now
13 May 2017
Until fairly recently, the residents of Kan Ngu, a coastal village in southern Rakhine...
Two hotel high rise towers partially obscures the skyline of old Yangon with a view of Yangon river in the background. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFP
04 May 2017
According to the United Nations, corruption is ‘the misuse or the abuse of public office...
This photo is taken on April 26, 2017 shows a couple sitting at a jetty during sunset in Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
02 May 2017
Thiri's heart started pounding and her whole body shook after she swallowed the final...
Villagers welcome the guests with a traditional Karen dance in front of the completed houses in Lay Kay Kaw village, Karen State. Photo: Nippon Foundation
05 April 2017
After decades on the run from armed conflict in their ancestral lands, Myanmar nationals...
In this photo taken on February 22, 2017, 14-year-old San Min Hteik, 14, shows his injured hand during an interview at his home in the Myaung Dakar industrial zone in Hmawbi Township in Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
23 March 2017
Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when...
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
04 March 2017
Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for...
Farmer planting paddy. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
04 March 2017
More resilient and productive rice varieties could help poor farmers, but their...

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