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...
In Tarlay, the earthquake killed at least 47 people and destroyed 80 percent of the homes. Photo: Mizzima
29 December 2015
If a major earthquake hits and you are living in a bamboo hut, chances are you will come...
California is well prepared when considering earthquake awareness and training.
29 December 2015
The earthquake threat in California is little different from that posed by the Sagaing...
Nang Raw Zakhung, a female activist from conflict-torn Kachin State Photo: Khon Ja/Facebook
29 December 2015
Women have been consistently excluded from Myanmar’s peace negotiations and their...
A quake can hit at any time - People clear the debris at their house in TaBaitGine Township, Mandalay Division, Myanmar, 12 November 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
26 December 2015
We cannot know when a serious earthquake will strike Yangon or other areas of Myanmar....
USDP party supporters at their party campaign in Yangon on 17 October, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
24 December 2015
Stretching back in his chair at his party office in Thaketa Township in eastern Yangon,...
Myanmar faces serious threats from earthquakes. Photo: Mizzima
24 December 2015
Before the devastating 2015 earthquake hit Nepal, the small, underdeveloped country had...

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