In Pictures The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:46:29 +0630 en-gb Sang Long Festival - Rights of Passage for Shan boys The festival of Poy Sang Long is a Shan (Thai Yai as they are called in Thailand) Buddhist rite of passage ceremony presents young boys (aged 7-14 years old) to be initiated into becoming novices.

]]> (Rubén Salgado Escudero) In Pictures Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:09:09 +0630
Census begins in volatile Rakhine State The Myanmar Times accompanied census enumerators as they began data collection around Sittwe in Rakhine State. These pictures were taken in the Te Chaung IDP camp and Bumay village.

]]> (Aung Htay Hlaing) In Pictures Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:18:46 +0630
On tour with Side Effect Yangon indie-rock outfit Side Effect recently travelled to Austin, Texas, where they performed at the South by Southwest music festival.

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Meiktila: One year on One year on from the wave of anti-Muslim violence that claimed over 40 lives and saw many displaced, The Myanmar Times visits Meiktila.

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An hour to change a life Doctors at a temporary clinic in Rakhine perform repairs on cleft lips, palettes and burns, giving parents hope that their children will face the world with a fair chance.



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