Thousands of ethnic Lisu from Shan and Kachin states and Mandalay Division travel to Mogok to celebrate the minority group’s 50th New Year’s gathering.
The slum next to Rangoon’s Thiri Myaing railway station is home to a diverse community of market workers, laborers and government employees from across Burma.
An annual oxen cart race coincides with celebrations marking Gen. Aung San’s centennial birthday, bringing bets and boisterous onlookers to a village south of Rangoon.
Tens of thousands of civilians who fled fighting between the Burma Army and Kokang rebels in northeast Burma find themselves scattered and grieving.
Throngs of ethnic Chinese worshippers pour into Rangoon’s Kheng Hock Keong Temple to celebrate the beginning of a new year in the Chinese lunar calendar.
On the eve of Chinese New Year, costumed troupes go door to door in Rangoon, visiting homes and dancing for residents to bring good fortune.
Some 4,500 civilians flee from the Kokang region in northern Shan State to Lashio to escape fierce fighting between the Burma army and Kokang rebels.
Adoring crowds turned out at the birthplace of the late General Aung San on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Protestors in Rangoon demonstrate against a government decision to allow people without full citizenship, including Rohingya Muslims, to vote in an upcoming constitutional referendum.
Thousands of people gather in Eindu Village, Karen State, to attend funeral rites and a fair to mark the passing of a venerated local monk.
The narrow footpath and heavy throng of pedestrians at Pansodan Market mirror the gridlocked traffic of the nearby road.
Ethnic Mon in Rangoon celebrate their national day, a spirited commemoration marking the establishment of their most enduring kingdom nearly 15 centuries ago.
Near the heavily trafficked eastern entrance of glittering Shwedagon Pagoda is a place of vibrant Rangoon commerce: Bahan Market, a traditional street bazaar.
The National Theater in Rangoon is packed to overflowing for a free debut performance from the Orchestra for Myanmar.
Built in 1905, the Balthazar Building in downtown Rangoon’s Bank Street has slowly deteriorated after a century of rust, mold and humidity.
Thousands greet student demonstrators upon their arrival in Kyauk Padaung, after more than a week-long march from Mandalay that is set to end in Rangoon.
Police have taken up positions to block students protesting the National Education Law from resuming their march between Mandalay and Rangoon.
A memorial has been held in Rangoon for two Kachin women found murdered in the northern Shan State village of Kaung Kha.
On Burma’s mountainous frontier with India live the Naga, a group of tribes historically known as warriors who kept the heads of enemies they killed.
Preparations are underway for the pre-celebration of the late General Aung San’s centennial birthday, as organizers prepare for a year-long remembrance of Burma’s independence hero.