Outside the commercial capital Rangoon lies a safe haven that, just over the past four months, has helped more than 200 sick and abandoned felines.
Known for its focus on discipline, Maha Gandayone Monastery attracts many visitors eager to see daily life for the hundreds of monks on the grounds.
Born in 1941, Maung Di has carved out a career as a versatile artist, seamlessly fashioning himself as a poet, columnist and an illustrator.
Veteran Mandalay artist Aye Myint has launched a showcase of his artwork, bringing to life traditional design styles that harken back to ancient Burma.
The number of migrants from Burma working in Ranong, Thailand, is believed to exceed that of Thai nationals.
Hundreds of ethnic Karen gathered at the Karen National Liberation Army’s Brigade 7 headquarters in Hpa-an District Sunday to mark the 67th Resistance Day.
Karen gathered in Hpa-an District Saturday, near the headquarters of the Karen National Liberation Army, on the eve of events to mark Karen Resistance Day.
The centuries-old traditional art of Pantin, where items are cast from bronze, brass or copper, is still popular in Burma today.
Ka Thit Khone village has seen nearly all the farmland that once surrounded it disappear, victim to unrelenting erosion caused by a nearby river.
Lynn Wunna credits the guidance he received from one of Burma’s most renowned and influential artists as setting him on his own unique artistic path.
Myat Kyawt has been making art for decades, but he never seems to run out of new ideas and ways to approach his craft.
Known locally as “Rattan Quarter,” this residential area between 27th and 76th streets in Mandalay is failing to live up to its reputation these days.
Tin Win’s horse-cart has wound through the streets of Kyauktan for decades, but they may soon be overtaken by the rise of motorcycle taxis.
Occupying over 1,000 acres of land beside the road, the salt farms of Panga reflect a shimmering white under the tropical sun in Mon State.
Located northeast of Mandalay’s moat, this eponymous hill is a famous viewpoint for tourists and photographers hoping to capture daybreak over Burma’s last royal capital.
A construction boom in the state capital Moulmein fuels a commensurate uptick in small-scale brickmaking ventures in Mon State.
Gifts that President Thein Sein has received from several foreign countries are among the items showcased at the National Museum in Burma’s capital Naypyidaw.
Picturesque scenes and fishing livelihoods on Irrawaddy Division’s Gaw Yin Gyi island face a looming threat in plans to bring coal-fired power to the region.
Rail transport in Burma may date back to the colonial period, but this sort of cross-country travel can still offer new insights for brave travelers.
Floods, ethnic conflict and the election: The Irrawaddy’s photographic retrospective of a momentous year.