Myanmar’s normally bustling second-largest city is a shadow of its pre-coronavirus self.
Whether it’s to celebrate their history, find long-lost loved ones or just enjoy the festivities, people flock to Shan State National Day from all corners of the region
Meet the residents of the Wingabaw elephant orphanage in Myanmar’s Bago Region; some were rescued from traps, while others lost their parents to poaching.
In the rainy season, Irrawaddy Region farmers venture into the mountains and battle mosquitoes and snakes to supplement their income by harvesting the popular food.
The Irrawaddy photojournalist Myo Min Soe captures survivors and rescue workers in the aftermath of a deadly landslide and southern Myanmar’s worst flooding in decades.
The Irrawaddy’s photographer Myo Min Soe captures life inside the Wa capital of Panghsang, and finds development, order and unyielding Chinese influence.