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
Yangon landfills struggle to cope with mountains of garbage produced every day.
A giant fire raging at Yangon's largest dumpsite, in Hlaing Thaya Township, has been defying firefighters since Saturday. But they are making progress.
A look back at his historic tenure as head of state.
Elephants no longer needed in timber production have been relocated to the sanctuary.
To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy collected some rare photos of the former UN chief with his family and international dignitaries.