Thirteen government-owned timber production stations across the country become elephant camps for visitors.
After an air strike kills two and injures eight, shaken Namhsan residents take refuge in monasteries in northern Shan State’s Lashio.
Early problems including long waits and overcrowding blamed on a lack of vehicles on first day of operation.
‘It is an annual donation ceremony that is held peacefully,’ says event organizer Ko Kyaw Naing. This is the first time the ceremony is canceled.
Many working families are living in extremely tough conditions, skimping on food and relying on high-cost loans to survive, new research shows.
A lone anti-war protester is punched in the face as he demonstrates at a rally in support of the Burma Army’s ‘just’ wars in north and east Burma.
Election of top-tier officials of Burma’s largest ethnic armed group the Wa could further complicate the peace process.