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...
This photo taken on February 11, 2020 shows Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee posing at the Gender Equality Network office in Yangon. Photo: Shwe Paw Mya Tin/AFP
03 March 2020
Officially, rape hardly happens in Myanmar and domestic abuse is non-existent. The...
Photo: EPA
21 February 2020
China’s deadly illicit trade in wildlife has been thrown into stark relief as Beijing...
The aerial view of Upper Paunglaung hydroelectric power project in Nay Pyi Taw council area, Pyinmana township. Photo: Ministry of Electric Power
09 February 2020
Myitsone Dam project is well known for its controversial impact on Myanmar’s political...
Photo: EPA
08 February 2020
Myanmar is caught between a rock and a hard place. As the government seeks to pick up the...
Coffee mixed with marijuana is a popular drink in Banda Aceh, Indonesia (AFP PHOTO/ CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN)
07 February 2020
Agus plunges a wooden paddle into his coffee and marijuana-filled wok, taking care to...
Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar for the first time as Chinese president (AFP Photo/Noel CELIS)
17 January 2020
China's President Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar today to nail down multi-billion-dollar...
China's President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
15 January 2020
With Chinese President Xi Jinping poised to visit Myanmar this week, questions surround...

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