This photo taken on February 8, 2020 shows Houn Ngo Kaw, 75, a tattooed Konyak tribeman, at Longwa village in Sagaing region of Myanmar, wedged in a semi-autonomous zone near the Indian border. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
28 February 2020
Ngon Pok remembers his father and grandfather returning triumphantly to his tribal...
This photo taken on February 7, 2020 shows a Naga tribeswoman biting a coconut leaf at the end of an overnight ceremony to bless the harvest in Satpalaw Shaung village, Lahe township in Myanmar's Sagaing region. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
20 February 2020
A haunting refrain pierces the night as the tribeswomen of the Gongwang Bonyo, among the...
Vocalist Maze of Mara
04 January 2020
Soaked in sweat, bare-chested “headbangers” danced for eight hours seemingly without...
Shiatzy Chen is one "Made in China" label that is a regular of Paris fashion shows as it seeks to carve out a niche in the global luxury market (AFP Photo/CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT )
28 December 2019
"Made in China" may still evoke more off the rack than catwalk, but Chinese designers are...
This photo taken on October 19, 2019 shows Buddhist nuns from the Mingalar Thaikti nunnery walking to collect alms in Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
25 December 2019
Teenager Dhama Theingi dreams of becoming an engineer and playing football, but for now...
This photo taken on November 6, 2019 shows Aung Sein Phyo (C), 22, and other crew members operating a human-powered ferris wheel in Taunggyi, Shan state. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
27 November 2019
Aung careers towards the ground, hanging from one arm on the basket of one of Myanmar's...
This picture taken on November 4, 2019 shows a hot-air balloon in the sky during the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival at Taunggyi in Myanmar's northeastern Shan State. Photo: Sai Aung Mai/AFP
06 November 2019
The gigantic hot air balloon folded into itself and fell in a ball of flames, scattering...
This photo taken on August 15, 2019 shows Myanmar's top woman fighter Bozhena Antoniyar attending a training session in Yangon. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
08 October 2019
Myanmar's Bozhena Antoniyar had to side-step conservative parents to take up bare-knuckle...
This photograph taken on September 22, 2019 shows Myanmar information technology volunteers assisting mobile phone users switching from the old Zawgyi font to the unicode font in Yangon. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
29 September 2019
Accessing everything from Wikipedia to Google Maps in Myanmar is about to get a lot...
This picture taken on May 19, 2019 shows players from the Little Dragons rugby team taking part in a training session in the North Dagon township, located on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
12 September 2019
Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar's only home-grown junior rugby side train on...
This photo taken on August 22, 2019 shows eSports professional player Myint Myat Zaw (back R), also known as "Insane", playing Dota 2 at an eSports shop in Yangon. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
28 August 2019
ESports star Myint was on the cusp of victory when the screens went dark in the Yangon...
17 August 2019
Buddhist monasteries have always been one of the prominent visiting spots in Myanmar for...

Pages