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...
Farmer planting paddy. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
04 March 2017
More resilient and productive rice varieties could help poor farmers, but their...
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...
11 February 2017
The Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) celebrated Shan National...
Yangon Technological University. Photo: YTU
06 February 2017
Student unions have been icons of democratic struggles in Myanmar, but not every student...
Domestic demand for soybean is growing in Myanmar, for both food production and as an input for animal feeder, while Chinese demand for soybean is strong, according to a soybean value chain assessment conducted for the project. Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now
02 February 2017
Hla Min had been successfully farming soybean since 1994 on the hillsides of Shwe Pahtoe...

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