US President-elect Donald Trump looks out at the press during a press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, 11 January 2017. Photo: Justin Lane/EPA
17 January 2017
Trump’s victory as 45th president of the United States has caused deep concern and...
Problem of droughts - A boy carries buckets to collect drinking water at Sapa village, in the outskirts of Mandalay, Myanmar, 23 February 2016. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA
14 January 2017
Myanmar communities, especially in rural areas, have stood against nearby industrial...
Former CEO of Exxon Mobile and Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies at his nomination hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, USA, 11 January 2017. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
13 January 2017
Nominee for US secretary of state Rex Tillerson uttered astonishing statements during his...
Microfinance and small business projects may sound good in theory, but do they work in practice? Residents waiting to fill plastic containers with water from a public tap in the impoverished slum quarter of Aung Mingalar on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: AFP
02 January 2017
Daw Su Su is ultra-poor, in that she earns less than $1.25 a day.
Workers push a cart loaded with fuel barrels along a flooded road in Pathein City, capital of Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar, 13 August 2016. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
27 December 2016
The increase in frequency of natural disasters ...
Photo: State Counsellor Office Information Committee
26 December 2016
From December 19 to 22, twelve media persons were invited by the Myanmar Government to...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (C) walk past People's Liberation Army honor guards during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 18 August 2016. Photo: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA
12 December 2016
Conflicts between governmental forces and ethnic armed groups are once again escalating...
The Road to Naypyitaw. Photo: Mizzima
08 December 2016
Despite continuous reform efforts started since 2010, ...
A picture made available on 23 November 2016 showing a view of a refugee camp near the border of China and Myanmar in Wanding town, Ruili city of Yunnan province in southwest China, 21 November 2016.  Photo: EPA
02 December 2016
On the invitation of the Chinese side, a media delegation composed of major Myanmar...
Ba Hein, Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources for Ayeyawaddy Region. Photo: Myanmar Now
02 December 2016
Ba Hein, 72, is the Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources for Ayeyawaddy...
Thein Nyunt, chairman of the New National Democracy Party. Photo: Myanmar Now/Htet Khaung Lin
30 November 2016
On 28 November, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and 12 other political...
A picture made available on 20 November 2016 shows female soldiers of Kachin Independence Army (KIA) during a training session at a military camp near Laiza, Kachin State, northern Myanmar, 19 November 2016. Photo: Seng Mai/EPA
25 November 2016
In recent days, there has been a resumption of fighting in northern Myanmar.