Sand-mining at Ngapali beach. Photo: Mizzima
06 February 2016
Booming construction fuels sand mining, and threatens coastal environment and tourism,...
A General Administration Department office in Kyauktada township in downtown Yangon.  (Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
01 February 2016
Despite its strong mandate from a thumping election victory, Myanmar’s new National...
Htoo May (PHOTO: Connor Macdonald/ Myanmar Now)
29 January 2016
The faces of Myanmar’s new Parliament, when it convenes in Napyitaw on February 1, will...
Ja Seng Hkawn at her riverside home in Myitkyina. (PHOTO:- Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now) 
25 January 2016
For much of the first 20 years of her life, Maran Ja Seng Hkawn was raised by her...
Workers search for survivors near the collapsed Yadanatheinkha bridge which is under construction in Kyauk Myaung, Sagaing Division, Myanmar, 11 November 2012 following an earthquake.  Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
19 January 2016
Students of the Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction training college on the outskirts of...
A group of women sewing traditional Kachin headgear to earn income at the Zi Un displacement camp in Myitkyina on Jan 7, 2016. The task is painstaking - it takes 40 to 50 minutes to finish one headpiece, for which they receive 100 kyats ($0.08). (PHOTO:- Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
15 January 2016
For more than six months in 2011, YweJa refused to leave her home in Myanmar’s Kachin...
More than 97 bird species can be found in the Indawgyi Lake in Kachin State. (Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now)
11 January 2016
Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-meter deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days...
Myanmar migrant workers, who are accused of the killing two two British tourists, Zaw Lin (R) and Wai Phyo (L) are escorted by a Thai police officer after they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
11 January 2016
The evidence comprised little more than a data table, printed on a single sheet of paper...
Traffic congestion on Anawrahta Road in downtown Yangon. Photo: Mizzima
08 January 2016
Than Htwe lives in Hlaing Tharyar, a sprawling township 20 km west of central Yangon, but...
A home in Tarlay flattened by the quake. Photo: Mizzima
31 December 2015
Myanmar is exposed to a number of natural disasters and has a World Risk Index Ranking of...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
30 December 2015
Every good Boy Scout learns – be prepared. The lesson holds true for earthquakes in...
A small museum showcases some stuffed versions of the roughly 1,500 species of wildlife in Chatthin sanctuary. (Credit: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now) 
30 December 2015
In the heart of Myanmar’s central dry zone there are two protected forest areas that are...

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