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

Myanmar supporters of their U-23 football team at Yangon City Hall

Myanmar football fans watching the game of Myanmar U-23 vs Vietnam U-23 at the 28th ASEAN SEA Games heal in Singapore on an TV board in front of Yangon City Hall in Mahabandula Park on 13 June. Myanmar won Vietnam 2-1. Myanmar will go to the final to face off against the Thai U-23 football team on June 15. Photos: Hong Sar/Mizzima


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