The Myanmar Times
Monday, 27 April 2015
The Myanmar Times

Independence Day

Myanmar Times photographer Aung Htay Hlaing attended Independence Day celebrations in Nay Pyi Taw, which this year included a military revue.




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Ethnic Akha ring in New Year at Kengtung festival

Douglas Long reports from the 2015 Akha New Year Festival, which drew ethnic Akha from near and afar.

 

 

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Students protest education reform as Obama visits

Students gathered near City Hall in downtown Yangon to demonstrate against the controversial education reform proposals currently on the table, on the day US President Obama made several scheduled appearances in the former capital.

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Tazaungdaing 2013

Images from the Tazaungdaing festival in the Shan capital of Taunggyi in 2013.

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Hundreds gather for 8888 anniversary ceremony

About 200 politicians, pro-democracy activists, students and monks gathered at two sites in Yangon on August 8 to mark the 26th anniversary of the 1988 uprising.

 

 

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