The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 31 July 2014
The Myanmar Times

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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Extinction stalks Myanmar's forests

Logging in Myanmar exploded under the former junta, as the generals tossed aside sustainable forestry practices in their thirst to cash in on vast natural resources.





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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.





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