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...
Photo: Myanmar Now
28 May 2016
Aung Kywe remembers how he had to stand by helplessly last year when massive floods in...
Caption - Maung Aye, a miner who has worked in Hpakant for many years, carries a piece of low-grade jade. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn / Myanmar Now
26 May 2016
For much of the past two decades Maung Aye’s life has revolved around a daily routine...
Large mining trucks are seen inside a deep jade mining pit in Hpakant Township, Kachin State.  Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
23 May 2016
Ywel Jer remembers a time when Saijarbon, an ethnic Kachin village perched upon a hilltop...
A man pushes a cart loaded with water bottles on a street in Yangon. Photo: Htet Hkaung Linn/Myanmar Now
05 May 2016
When Myo Arkar returned to his home in Yangon’s North Dagon Township after working...
Kyar Khin, a farmer in Aung Chan Thar village in Kyaukkyi township in eastern Myanmar’s Kayin State, lost both his legs following a land mine injury. (Photo: David Doyle/Myanmar Now) 
26 April 2016
Two years ago, Kyar Yin was in the forest near his village collecting bamboo to sell when...

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