The Irrawaddy’s photographer Myo Min Soe captures life inside the Wa capital of Panghsang, and finds development, order and unyielding Chinese influence.
Most of the state's many banana plantations have Chinese backing and are accused of stealing land, damaging the environment and violating their workers' labor rights.
Though illegal, poppy cultivation remains the main livelihood for many families in the town in Shan State’s Pa-O Self-administered Zone.
The cemetery commemorates the lives of 1,381 soldiers who lost their lives here while fighting for the Allies during the world wars.
The skies around Taunggyi are lighting up this week for the annual spectacular Tazaungdaing Hot Air Balloon Festival.
Home to one of Myanmar’s three turtle conservation centers, this Andaman Sea island was once a safe haven for the green sea turtle. But overfishing and sand-mining have seen its hatching
Yangon’s Beikthano Art Gallery to host exhibition