Over a century after the fall of Burma’s last dynasty, the royal gardens in Mandalay’s palace grounds are languishing and overgrown.
On the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of war, internally displaced people struggle to survive after international organizations pull rice provisions.
Workers at private mining quarries near Mandalay suffer serious health problems, with little hope for compensation
Fishing villages in the Irrawaddy Delta share a mangrove-covered island with a community of endangered saltwater crocodiles.
Although typically cool, Shan State’s upland areas, much like the rest of Burma, have been suffering from an unusually powerful El Niño weather pattern.
In this story, published less than a week after his death in 2014, our photographer Hein Htet describes a post-mortem visit to Win Tin’s home.
Bus passengers describe being ‘freed’ from harassment on Rangoon’s new BRT routes, which boast air conditioning and quicker arrival times.
After several months of delays, restoration of Mandalay’s Golden Palace Monastery, one of the city’s ancient sites, resumes.
The Irrawaddy remembers the late Win Tin, a cofounder of the National League for Democracy (NLD) who would have turned 86 on Saturday.