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From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.
Than Win can kill, pluck and disembowel a chicken in less than three minutes. He does it at least a hundred times a day, seven days a week and makes around 300,000 kyats a month.
Every afternoon, the long lines start to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon.
The business fraternity has mourned the death of Satyadev Prakash Sinha, a well-known industrialist, who passed away on April 11 in Nagpur after a cardiac arrest.
Displaced villagers from Thameelay in Rangoon who were provided resettlement by the Democratic Benevolent Karen Army in Karen State are now receiving healthcare from Dr Cynthia Maung's Thailand-based Mae Tao Clinic.
A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with census forms, entering neat notations on spreadsheets by hand.
YANGON: Myanmar's census, which was supposed to end on April 10, was extended yesterday until the end of May, due to "technical and logistical problems".
The New Year water festival is one of the few times of year people in Myanmar can let loose and revel with unbridled joy, splashing strangers in the streets and lapping up entertainment until the early hours of the morning.
Twelve people were killed on Saturday when a bus collided with a car and burst into flames on an accident-plagued highway in Myanmar, police said.
TWELVE people have been killed and five were injured in a collision between a bus and car north of Yangon.
In this April 4, 2014 photo, children catch fish in an almost dried-up reservoir bed in Dala, suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar.
The US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs has raised concerns about the humanitarian situation in Arakan State during meetings with Burma's president and other high-level government officials in Naypyidaw.
Just before former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled from Tunis in January 2011, he addressed his citizens one last time in a seven-minute speech in which he promised "rejection of all forms of censorship".
Megan McCormick starts her journey in Yangon with a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar.
A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with census forms entering neat notations on spread sheets by hand.