Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lays a flower during a memorial service at Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan, 15 August 2015. The annual ceremony marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, remembering the Japanese soldiers and civilians who lost their lives. EPA/KIYOSHI OTA
15 August 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed deep remorse Friday...
U Toe Naing Mann, speaking during the interview. Photo: Mizzima
15 August 2015
In an exclusive interview with Mizzima, Thura U Shwe Mann’s son, U Toe Naing Mann, walks...
Trying to cope with the flood. Photo: Jaiden Coonan/Mizzima
15 August 2015
The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Food for Peace...
Archive photos of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann in Nay Pyi Taw on December 23, 2011. Photo: Mizzima
15 August 2015
The two biggest contenders in Myanmar’s upcoming elections, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National...
U.S. Embassy hosting an award ceremony for recipients of 11 new U.S.-funded small grants back on May 8, 2015. Photo: US Embassy Yangon
15 August 2015
The U.S. Embassy, Yangon, hosted a Small Grants Program signing ceremony on August 14 to...
An aerial view of flooded farmland in Kalay, Sagaing region. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
14 August 2015
Flooding and landslides caused by monsoon rains and the tail end of Cyclone Komen since...
U Htay Oo, USDP Joint-Chairman/Vice Chairman  Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
14 August 2015
The British Embassy has expressed concern regarding recent events which saw USDP...
Thai Senior Army Advisor Lieutenant General Manas Kongpan (C), who is allegedly involved in human trafficking of Rohingya migrants, is escorted by police officers as he turns himself in at the Royal Thai Police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, 03 June 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
14 August 2015
Twenty-two people have been arrested in Thailand for profiting from human trafficking,...
14 August 2015
The ouster of Shwe Mann as chairman of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party...
Emergency Response Teams from the Myanmar Red Cross have been evacuating families and providing relief and medical assistance to communities throughout Myanmar who have been affected by severe monsoon floods and landslides. One million people have been affected and thousands have taken shelter in temporary evacuation sites. (Photo: Patrick Fuller / IFRC)
14 August 2015
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) has today, 13 August,...
President Thein Sein (C) greets members of the Union Solidarity and Development Party during their first conference in Naypitaw on October 14, 2012. Photo: Mizzima
13 August 2015
Mynamar President Thein Sein will not pursue a second term as president by running in the...
An orthopedic surgeon (L, partially obscured) wears a black ribbon on his medical smock, sympathizing with the 'Black Ribbon Movement', inside an operation theatre at Yangon General Hospital, in Yangon, Myanmar, 11 August 2015. Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
13 August 2015
Myanmar's health minister on Wednesday scrapped plans to fill more of the 300 vacancies...

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