The small ethnic Shan minority in Burma’s former capital gather at a Buddhist temple to mark New Year.
Maha Bandoola Garden in downtown Rangoon has recently been renovated to provide a tranquil, shady oasis for visitors during the upcoming Southeast Asian Games.
On a recent visit to the ethnic Pa-O majority Aungban Township, farmers were hard at work in the fields.
The one-week exhibition at Rangoon’s Gallery 65 showcases 37 water paintings from Burma, Japan and China, Korea, Thailand and Iran.
The daily commute to school for children living in the shadow of Mandalay Division’s Mt. Popa takes them across a dam reservoir.
The Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra and a French string quartet join forces to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Franco-Burmese diplomatic relations.
The low cost and convenience of food sold at the many small stalls around Burma’s commercial capital is an overwhelming draw.
At an annual festival at Taunggyi, teams of locals send homemade balloons, and masses of fireworks, into the night sky.
About 1,000 Buddhists take to the streets of Rangoon to protest the visit of a delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation this week.
Hundreds of families attended the 58th Karen State Day, a holiday marked by the state government, which organized a fair and a traditional dance competition.
People at a temporary camp in north Burma want to go home, but despite ceasefire talks, heavy doubts linger over prospects for peace.
An artist celebrates a 50-year career with an exhibit in Rangoon and hopes his watercolor paintings resonate with viewers like the words of a poem.
People line the streets as leaders of Burma’s ethnic armed groups arrive at Kachin rebel headquarters for talks ahead of a meeting with government negotiators.
Dozens of female nude paintings are on display in a three-day art exhibition, “S + Z II,” at Lokanat art gallery in Rangoon.
A small theater puts on traditional Burmese marionette operas, keeping an art form alive.
Three years ago Monday, Burma’s outgoing junta unexpectedly raised a new national flag, one that its creators hoped would be “endowed with essence and meaning.”
More than 20 elephants have been killed this year by hunters in a mountain range area northeast of Rangoon.
As Burma marks the end of Buddhist Lent, inhabitants of Kyaukse town in Mandalay Division celebrate the event by holding the centuries-old Elephant Dance Festival.
An exhibition currently showing in Rangoon showcases Burma’s art market as it opens up to the world.
Family members of Thet Win Aung remember a student activist and prisoner of conscience who died after being willfully neglected in Burmese jails.