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...
A farmer in Rakhine State's Thandwe Township clears his paddy field after the harvest. Photo: Zarny Win/Myanmar Now
24 January 2017
On a recent morning, Zeyar Lin was tending to his water melons, which he grows in dry...
This handout from the Wildlife Conservation Society taken on September 9, 2016 and released on November 23, 2016 shows an Irrawaddy dolphin jumping in the Irrawaddy river near Mandalay. Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society/AFP
18 January 2017
Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his...

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