The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 02 October 2014
The Myanmar Times

Mandalay unrest


A mob gathered near a central teashop in Mandalay on the night of July 1, after so far unconfirmed reports spread on social media that two Muslim shop owners had raped a Buddhist woman. The crowd thinned eventually, but several were injured and damage was done to property.

 

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Tokyo in Monochrome

The streets of Tokyo in monochrome, through the lens of Myanmar Times chief photographer Kaung Htet.




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Rush hour in Tokyo

The streets of Tokyo during peak hour, through the lens of Myanmar Times chief photographer Kaung Htet.

 

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Living at the margins

Ngapali beach is undeniably beautiful, a perfect holiday destination. At the same time, it’s the ocean, not the tourists, that is the locals’ source of livelihood





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The river workers

Many people make their living along the banks of the Yangon River. There are the ferry operators, the shipping dock workers, the fishermen. Then there are the divers.





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