Food victims

Flood victims live beside a road in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region on September 3. Many villagers are unable to return to their villages as they are inundated with mud. Photos: Hong Sar/Mizzima 

Flood aid from China

Two Chinese cargo planes carrying aid supplies arrive in Nay Pyi Taw from China on 28 August 2015 morning. The Chinese government and embassy in Yangon organized the aid shipment to be delivered to areas badly affected by flooding in Myanmar. Photos: Hong Sar/Mizzima

Flood relief faces delays

Heavy rains flood the villages in Kawlin Township, Sagaing Region, seen here on July 29. For most villages, the conditions are difficult and transporting in relief supplies has been a slow process, subject to delays. Photos: Hong Sar/Mizzima

Glistening pearls

Myanmar Ministry of Mines and the Myanmar Pearl Enterprise are holding a pearl sale at the Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw. The event is open to the public for the buying and selling of pearls from July 22 to 24. Photos: Min Min/Mizzima

Paying homage on the 68th Martyrs’ Day in Yangon

Government officials and other members of society pay homage on the 68th anniversary of Martyrs' Day held at the Martyrs' Mausoleum in Yangon on July 19. On July 19, 1947, six months before Burma gained Independence, eight independence leaders including, General Aung San and a bodyguard of one of the leaders were assassinated by men loyal to a rival politician, U Saw, and his colleagues. Photos: Thet Ko/Mizzima

Remembering the fallen

The All Burma Federation of Student Union (ABFSU) commemorates the 53rd anniversary on July 7 of the massacre by government forces of students in 1962 at what was then called the Rangoon University. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima


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