This photo taken on June 20, 2020 shows Wai Yan Min Khin, 20, a Muslim youth, working in a machine shop in Meiktila, the Bamar Buddhist heartlands of central Myanmar. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
07 November 2020
Five million young voters will be able to cast their ballots for the first time in...
Workers use heavy earth-excavators at the Hpa Kant jade mining area, Kachin State, northern Myanmar. Photo: La Min Tun/EPA
02 October 2020
A torrent of water, rock and heavy sludge spun Sai Ko as he clung to a corpse to survive...
(File) China is responsible for over a quarter of the world's greenhouse gas emissions but also the biggest investor in renewable energy. Photo: AFP
25 September 2020
Xi Jinping's shock promise to lead the world into a safer climate future was thin on...
A handout photo made available by the Philippines Bureau of Immigration Public Information Office, (PBI-PIO), shows US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton (C) heading to the airport for deportation in Manila, Philippines, 13 September 2020. Photo: EPA
14 September 2020
A US marine convicted of killing a transgender woman in the Philippines was deported on...
12 September 2020
Excited for her unborn child, Ma Kay Khine (pseudonym), a young mother-to-be was living...
This photo taken on June 21, 2020 shows a general view of a marble hill in Sagyin village in Madaya township, about 46km from Mandalay. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
20 August 2020
Faces covered in white dust and chisels in hand, marble sculptors in Myanmar say the...
This photo taken on June 19, 2020 shows faculty members and engineers talking at the Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University in Meiktila. Myanmar is boldly preparing to launch its first-ever satellite, joining an unlikely coalition of nascent space nations aiming to protect millions from environmental disasters. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
25 July 2020
Myanmar is preparing to launch its first-ever satellite, joining an unlikely coalition of...
Members of the LGBT community perform during the Yangon Pride festival at the Thakhin Mya Park in Yangon, Myanmar, 24 January 2020. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
19 July 2020
When the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Myanmar in late March, quarantine...
This photo taken on July 7, 2020 shows the cover of a "Life Skill" textbook for the coming academic year in Yangon, amid a debate over sex education in Myanmar. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
10 July 2020
Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers - fictional characters in a new...
For many of the "unwashed" jade miners, their dreams end in death (AFP Photo/Zaw Moe Htet)
06 July 2020
Five Yay Ma Hsay -- or 'unwashed' as the jade miners of northern Myanmar are known --...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 26, 2007, former political prisoner Bo Kyi talks about photos of other prisoners from the 1988 Myanmar uprising at a small museum in Mae Sot, near the Thai-Myanmar border. Photo: Pornchai Kittiwongesakul/AFP
07 April 2020
From meditation to memory games, former political prisoners in Myanmar are dishing out...
A health worker wearing a face mask holds a placard during a protest in front of a government hospital in Manila (AFP/File / Ted ALJIBE)
27 March 2020
Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country's top medical...

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