Fireworks explode over the sky after the welcome dinner, organised to commemorate the 30th anniversary of peace-building efforts in Wa State, in Panghsang on April 16, 2019. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
22 April 2019
High up in the eastern mountains of Myanmar bordering China, Wa is one of Asia's most...
UWSA soldiers march in formation during a parade held to mark the 30th anniversary of Wa State in Panghsang, also called Pang Kham of autonomous Wa region, north-eastern Myanmar, 17 April 2019. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 April 2019
It has a standing army of 25,000, manufactures its own guns and conscripts at least one...
Mrauk-U, an ancient city in northern Rakhine State. Photo: Mizzima
06 April 2019
As soon as one hears the words Rakhine State, he will certainly and instantly see in his...
This photo taken on March 10, 2019 shows workers building a new oil rig at an informal oil field in Minhla township, central Myanmar. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
15 March 2019
As clouds of acrid, black smoke belched above the flames engulfing an artisanal oil field...
Shan State Army - South (SSA-S) soldiers marching through the town of Lot Tai Leng, in Myanmar's northeastern Shan State. Photo: AFP
14 March 2019
With artillery exploding around her village in Myanmar's northeast, 70-year-old Nan Nyunt...
Recipients of 7Day Hero awards received cash prizes at a Yangon ceremony on Thursday. Photo: Myanmar Now
09 March 2019
A dentist who went viral on Facebook after exposing nationalist and military propaganda...
This photo taken on January 11, 2019 shows a drug user holding low-grade crystal meth tablets, known in Southeast Asia as "yaba", in Muse, Shan State, along Myanmar's border with China. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
21 February 2019
Mobs of stick-wielding church-goers in Myanmar's northeast used to descend on dealers and...
A billboard in Chin state urges people to phone a hotline if they suspect someone has been trafficked. Photo: Zarny Win/Myanmar Now
15 February 2019
She fled her forced marriage in China without any shoes, but she made sure to bring a...
23 November 2018
Under the scorching sun, some buildings are lying calmly and silently in the barren plain.
US Ambassador Scot Marciel attends the trial of the two Reuters journalists. The US embassy has expressed its dismay with the verdict. Photo: Thura for Mizzima
04 September 2018
Foreign governments and rights groups joined the UN in their condemnation of a harsh jail...
Reuters journalist Wa Lone talks to media as he leaves Insein township court, in Yangon, Myanmar, 27 August 2018. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
28 August 2018
After 258 days in custody, two Reuters journalists accused of violating Myanmar's...
A man walking past a tree house in Taik Kyi village on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
03 April 2018
China has been paying close attention to the Rakhine State conflict in Myanmar and the...

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