The opening session of the Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong in Naypyitaw on 31 August 2016. Photo: Nay Thar/Mizzima
01 September 2016
The 21st Century Panglong Conference commenced with great fanfare as leaders from the...
A man smokes a typical Myanmar cheroot with added marijuana and tobacco leaves in a house on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
18 August 2016
Several young men were standing near the entrance of Thingang-yun Hospital in central...
Photo: Myanmar Now
09 August 2016
Several forest rangers and policemen were manning a sleepy checkpoint on a dirt road near...
Myanmar women carry baskets loaded with fruit to sell. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
05 August 2016
Last month, Phyu Phyu made a life-changing decision that few women in Myanmar dare to...
Kachin refugee children attend class at the Je Yang Camp in Laiza, Kachin State, 31 October 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
30 July 2016
It’s nearly dinner time at the dormitory in Mai Ja Yang and teachers are busy in the...
25 July 2016
37th Street, a narrow street in Kyauktada township downtown Yangon, has experienced...
Members of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (State Buddhist Authority) leave a conference room after the committee members meeting in Yangon, Myanmar, 13 July 2016. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
22 July 2016
Several revered Buddhist monks from across Myanmar have spoken out against the...
Ayeyarwady Myitsone, near Myitsone dam project in Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar on 6 March, 2016. Photo: Theingi Tun/Mizzima
18 July 2016
Just a few months before 2012 by-elections, a group of concerned citizens worried about...
Police raid the house of Maung Maung Oo in Western Khone Thar Village near Kalay, Sagaing Region, on June 26. He was arrested earlier for drug possession, but no drugs were found in his home. Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now
15 July 2016
On a cloudy afternoon in June, Lieutenant Bo Bo Win Htut and several officers of Kalay...
This photo of an eight-year-old housemaid in Yangon’s Bahan Township being tortured by her employers went viral on Facebook in 2015.
02 July 2016
Khin Htar Kyu was in her late teens when she left her village in Ayeyarwady Region’s...
Dust rises as rocks are broken into gravel at Yarmanya Company’s quarry in Paung Township, Mon State. (Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho / Myanmar Now)
21 June 2016
On a recent afternoon in May, the farmers of OhnTitbin Village Tract were tending to...
Shocked by-standers gather around an abandoned newborn found in Mingalar Taung Nyunt, and a lactating mother immediately breast-feeds the baby, on May 12. (Photo: Thidar Han)
07 June 2016
During a power blackout on a hot night in May, Thidar Han heard a baby crying at around 9...

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