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...
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
05 January 2017
Every week Aye Min Htun prays he will find the ruby that changes his life, one of...
19 November 2016
Darkness was falling across the pagoda outside Yangon when a military officer walked up...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
17 October 2016
Yangon’s population looks set to almost double within the next thirty years. But as...
Stray dogs take a rest inside a shelter for stray dogs in Shwe Pyauk village, outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
11 October 2016
The dart hits a fleeing street dog in the thigh, the bright orange tip sagging against...
Kyaw Win are seen in an army-built community called Thudhammawaddy Ward, in Mon State. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
11 October 2016
By 1999 Sein Kyaw Win had already survived 24 years of service as a foot soldier in the...
A Myanmar girl surfs the internet in Yangon. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
07 October 2016
Like many 20-year-olds in Myanmar, Yadana Kyaw Thu* has had a Facebook account for...
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an address at Asia Society in New York on her country's political and economic development on September 21, 2016. Photo: Ellen Wallop/Asia Society
22 September 2016
“People ask me to make speeches and they usually tell me what they want me to talk about...
17 September 2016
Almost two years ago, Khin Myat Noe Swe had to make a tough decision.
US President Barack Obama (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not in picture) at the West Lake State Guest House in Hangzhou on September 3, 2016 ahead of the 11th G20 Leaders Summit which will be held from September 4 to 5. Photo: Wang Zhao/EPA
05 September 2016
A long list showcasing the outcomes of the bilateral talks between Chinese President Xi...
Prisoners are working at Zinkyeit rock quarry run by the prison department in Paung township in Mon State. Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now
01 September 2016
Under the glare of the midday sun, several dozen men wearing blue outfits, with shackles...

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